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  • SUNY - University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Buffalo
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?

40 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)?

"describe a situation in which your views were in opposition to the views of the majority" Report Response

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

"tell me about a time when you wanted to help someone, but couldn't" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how many mamograms are given a year in the U.S?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over AMCAS, website, read about the area" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"VERY warm learning environment, nice facilities, the schedule (8-12 classes), the rent" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not much really. there's a lot of snow, but if you're used to cold winters, it's no problem. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"a need for warmer clothing, and really, think about the experiences you have had, the whole interview is them asking you to tell stories about yourself." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"really not stressful. the dean of admissions is really nice,he calms your nerves in the beginning, explaining that you've gotten this far b/c your grades/mcats are good enough, and the interview is just about getting to know you, and he means it. the students are really nice and helpful. there is a paragraph that you are asked to write before lunch, but it's along the lines of "whom do you admire most?" nothing difficult, esp. after MCAT writing section." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/21/2004

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