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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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 a regional location

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 did you get an O in writing on the MCATs?" Report Response

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

"Do you think it's better for a translator to be a professional or a family member in a healthcare setting?" Report Response

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

"You said in your personal statement you were stubborn. Give me an example" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What should a doctor's responsibility be towards a person who has a gang-related stab wound? Why are so many kids joining gangs?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you make the hospital you volunteered at run more efficiently if you were given 50,000 dollars? What is the problem with health care? (talked about universal healthcare adn expansion of medicaid also)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Not much, it's my fourth interview, and I dont think I coulda prepared for any of the questions i was asked anyway. He tried to make me think actively during the interview instead of just asking about myself." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Stress-free environment" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the facilities could be better, like the elevators, but it was mostly fine." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Student interviewer never interviewed before me. It made the student interview less stressful actually, because he didn't really have much to ask. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview should have been difficult because he was asking for alot of my ideas on how to fix the health care system, but for some reason, I didn't get nervous after the interview started. Definitely not the easiest questions, but I think I did well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2005

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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