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  • SUNY - Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Syracuse
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What made you choice medicine?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"How do your parents feel about you wanted to go into medicine?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"timeline of events on my application..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did you know what Syracuse is known for?? (salt city, didn't have a clue:)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none really...very conversational (especially student interviewer)..did ask how good my premed committee was at my undergrad" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"same old stuff...school website, sdn..etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students really do love their school, everyone was happy to be there, great new curriculum, tons of places to study (inc. SU campus, a 5 minute walk), awesome brand new library..and great interviewers!! Also it only took them a week and 1/2 to get back to me to tell me i'm accepted, and it was very personal with a nice phone call:)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"it's really cold up there:(" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not anthing really...you are given a boxed lunch instead of going to the cafe, there's some down time between events, " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great day!! I really went into it not even wanting to apply to this school but once i was there i loved it:) They have an awesome new curriculum that offers loads of free time and great clinical experience your first year!! Dorms are cheap and very close. There are tons of places to study, the students rave about their teachers, admissions staff is so nice, just overall an awesome place. The interview day was planed out well. This was my third interview and it was nice to see that the day was actually scheduled out for us including the dean coming to talk to us (very funny by the way). The student interviewer couldn't be nicer, she answered all my questions and really promoted the school..we ended up talking for over an hour. Overall great day!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2002

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