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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why Upstate?" Report Response

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

"How have you managed to balance so many activities at once?(from the student interviewer)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked to describe what I thought of the education I had received in high school (and college)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"no difficult questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read this site, Upstate's website, read up on current healthcare issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. I love this school. The curriculum is challenging but centered on the students' needs, everyone is extremely friendly and welcoming, the facilites are clean and nice, and Syracuse was charming (this was my first visit). Syracuse University is across the street, so you have a real college town feeling, and there are lots of pretty houses dotted around for ludicrously low rent (I'm from NYC). " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing unexpected about the school. The Econolodge is in the not-so-nice side of town, and it's a dump - not even clean." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very happy all day. Very low stress, everyone friendly, the school was great, I liked the classes I sat in on. If accepted, I will definitly go." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2004

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