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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?

4 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 are your strengths and weaknesses? What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Why Medicine? Why Syracuse? Why New York after living in California for a while?" Report Response

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

"In the class of 150 at Syracuse, where do you stand in terms of ranking? If you don't get good grades, will you still be motivated to pursue medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Everything was pretty straight forward" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix the U.S. Health care system? I basically just said, "If I know the answer, I won't be sitting here in this room!"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Besides reading SDN, nothing really" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus, buildings, friendliness of the staff." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The Elevator stopped and we all got stuck for a while." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Syracuse has a nice campus and the temperature can drop to VERY low in Winter" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview group was stuck in the elevator for 5-10 minutes during the tour! Besides that, everything went fine. My student interview was basically about Patricia Cornwell's novels and my favorite movies." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2003

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