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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"Why MD?" Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What should politics have in medicine" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read the schools website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone seemed very friendly and helpful. The students seemed happy, probably because they get to choose their own destiny." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that I would not be able to choose my own future.(see below)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"According to the Univeristy's newspaper The Spectrum, there is a proposal stating that after residency, that you would have to agree to practice in an New York urban underservered area for three years after residency. Otherwise pay out-of state tutition, even if you are a NYS resident. Plus there is looming tutition hikes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was fine. Nothing exceptional. By attending the University at Buffalo I'd be freely throwing my autonomy to the state of NY. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BUF

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/23/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

4 out of 10

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