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  • SUNY - Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Syracuse
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 Upstate?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None--Mostly conversational" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None--Mostly conversational" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Several previous interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Med student facilities were ok, but the hospital is small." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Sounds like 3 and 4th year students have very little autonomy compared to other schools I've visited. Very little (if any) clinical exposure in first years. I have to resonate what others have said-- student body seems young and unprofessional" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"About a dozen interviewees all packed in a small room for intial overview session with the admissions coordinator, then we had a morning interview, followed by lunch, tour and afternoon interview. Experience was average, but I expected more from the school. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2005

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?

2 out of 10

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