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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"If you could bring anyone to your Thanksgiving dinner who would it be and why? (essay)" Report Response

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

"Describe a situation where you witnessed someone doing something unethical, and what did you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you estimate the number of mammograms given in one year?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Computer facilities were great, and the university goes to great lengths to ensure that all the students are equipped with software (XP and Office for like 8 dollars), and hardware (wireless PDA required) to access their network." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Gross anatomy lab was cool to see, but 8 students per cadaver is a lot." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Questions are scripted, adherence to the script depends on your interviewer. My second interviewer treated it as a joke and went about the interview as he saw fit. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The university is aware that they are not Ivy league, so they make sure they treat their students/faculty very well. "Pop" essay before lunch was very unnecessary." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/24/2004

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