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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Describe negative and positive aspects of your volunteer experiences. " Report Response

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

"What is an instance you felt you had to stand up for something you believed in?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to come to Buffalo if you live in CA? Um, duh! I want to go to med school!!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe your best friend. Hint, they are really asking you to describe your own qualities, it's just disguised in this format. So don't say something silly like, "Well, my best friend is great but she like, is ALWAYS late and really lazy." I think they might give you a rejection if you answer like that. Think of qualities they might like YOU to have. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is one situation you felt you had to change your ethical/moral viewpoint on? Why did it change?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my AMCAS, Med School practice q's" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff and admissions committee were amazing! Extremely personable, both interviewers were extremely nice women physicians, both really great. All of the med students seemed to LOVE IT, despite the location of Buffalo NY. One even offered to give me a ride to the airport! All very helpful and enthusiastic, even if they didn't have to be. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's Buffalo. In the middle of nowhere. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I could have stayed for free with one of the current med students. Check with the admissions committee before you go! There's always med students available so you don't have to stay in a hotel and pay lots of $$." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, extremely positive even though it wasn't my top choice. Completely impressed me, esp. the positive attitudes of the students and staff. very collaborative, seemed to have a great time." 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?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

BNI

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Airport Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/24/2005

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

2 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?

3 out of 10

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