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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Why Medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Buffalo?" Report Response

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

"Several other questions that were asked of other applicants on this site. Look at others responses, I was asked to describe a method to estimate the number of gas stations in the US. Make sure your prepare for these questions. They know the questions are on this website." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I am arabic, and was asked about my background." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have I ever committed an unethical act? (I think that was it; I didn't have an answer.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS File and practiced with family members." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really liked the school environment." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I am from arizona, it was COLD." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I arrived from the airport and took the bus; it dropped me off infront of the school. I was early, so I had a chance to talk to the other applicants. The tour was given by Dr. Rosso, and he was very EXCITED. The interview was with a doctor and then a student. They were both really cool, and I really clicked with the first interviewer. The second interviewer was a student, and she was very nice, but very hard to read." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

BUF

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Lord Amherst; Stay at the Hampton Inn.

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/28/2005

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?

5 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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