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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?

7 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)?

"What are your hobbies/extracirriculars?" Report Response

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

"Various questions about research" Report Response

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

"What other med schools did you apply to?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did your father discourage you from doing medicine? (my father is a doctor)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There was nothing too difficult, no ethical questions. Just the standard fare of personal questions. I'd say the hardest was stating my strengts and weaknesses." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Upstate website, MSAR, spoke to my friend who is a current upstate student" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Syracuse is a nice city, not too quiet, not too busy. The lecture halls and anatomy lab are very nice. All the students I met seemed happy and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Weather is kinda dreary in the winter" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My two interviewers were both nice, and did not grill me with tough questions. The interviewers were very informative. The only thing I did not like was that we were left to find our interview locations on our own. For my second interview, I did not realize that my interview was in a separate building. I had to walk quite a distance outside, and ended up being 5 or 10 minutes late." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2005

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