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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

How you think you did?

8 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? Why Upstate?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about cutthroat competition?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your undergraduate major?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Something like... please explain the way in which you learn art." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had a patient who relied on a traditional folk remedy that was not working for his/her aches and pains and refused to take previous prescriptions, what would you tell him/her? (much leading up to this)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website. MSAR, review app, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Really down to earth interviewers. Staff really friendly. Excited about their rural medicine program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The city doesn't give me real good vibes. Tour guides didn't have super compelling reasons for choosing upstate. I find it odd they want you to choose your clinical placement so early on." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking was $14." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All around pleasant." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/19/2004

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