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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Tell me about your current job." Report Response

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

"Pop essay question was, "If you were visiting a new doctor for the first time, what qualities would you want him/her to possess? Justify."" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you have to give up to get to this point in your career path? Do NOT say "partying". My interviewer said that is a common answer that kills an interview." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are the positives AND negatives of volunteer work?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS application, SDN, SUNY Buffalo website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and students really are so open and friendly. The faculty is extremely supportive of their students from day one. The students are really relaxed and collaborative. If there were any reason I decide to come to this school, it would be for the people." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are the most outdated of any place I've visited. The school is small and Buffalo is a shrinking city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The school is far from the city. You pretty much are isolated on a small school campus. Surroundings are dismal." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very relaxed. " 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?

2 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn @ Amherst

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/16/2005

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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