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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?

1 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)?

"Why medicine? " Report Response

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

"What do you want me to tell the admissions committee about you? " Report Response

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

"What impresses you about Upstate?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult at all. Most of the questions were in relation to my AMCAS and impression of the students and facilities." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviews AMCAS, read the Upstate website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Emphasis placed on NON-stressful interviews. Not too many gunners to be found in the school. Brand new anatomy lab is impressive. Various options available to students regarding curriculum (ie. Rural Medicine option, MD/PhD, electives taken around the world during 4th year)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Seriously, don't stress this one at all. Make sure you know your AMCAS and be prepared to talk about any inconsistancies in your grades, work, ect." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was impressed with Upstate going in and nothing changed. By far and away my #1 choice. Admissions director Jennifer Welch is great, other schools should take some pointers from this wonderful woman!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2003

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