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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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 volunteer experinece at the hospital... " Report Response

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

"What aspect of medicine are you interested in? " Report Response

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

"Where (geographically) would you like to practice. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the different between health insurance provided through an HMO and fee for service?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read about the school, drove around Syracuse the day before and checked things out, and read a little bit on this website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I thought that the people were genuinely nice and that the student population was very diverse culturally and in terms of their interests. The tour was with three first year students, each of which had a distinct personality. They all seemed like real people who were genunitely interested in medicine and in giving back to society. This, sadly, is not the impression I've gotten at other places. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The downtown setting in pretty grim, but the school itself seems like a little heaven within that grim setting. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great day overall. The admission staff was sincerely friendly, as were the students. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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