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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"You are very independent minded. Tell me how you come to decide an issue. (It was the day after elections)" Report Response

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

"What one experience influenced you the most to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"You're from the west coast, how well do you think you can adjust to living on the east coast?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about how you reconcile evolution and religion. (led from our conversation)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you address the disparity between health care resources for the poor and the rich?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I had in mind a vague idea of how to answer all the questions I found on this site, but nothing memorized. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My student interviewer had practically memorized my application. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My faculty interviewer called me by a wrong name when I first met him. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We started in a little room with about 15 other interviewees. The day wasn't scheduled to constantly be doing something. I waited with others until my interview time. It gave me lots of time to discuss interivewing experiences and the elections. There was internet access in the room if you wanted to check your email. The interviews are nice conversations. They ask many standard questions plus press you on your application. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2004

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