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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"What field are you interested in?" Report Response

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

"Where do you envision yourself practicing medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None really, very conversational." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really, very conversational." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Their website, this website.... although it didn't really matter since no one really asked any difficult questions. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was friendly, facilities were decent. NY state is investing millions into SUNY Upstate expansion (despite cutting budgets at other SUNY schools). Classes we visited seemed engaging." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Bland atmospere, second-year students we met seemed really young (high-schoolish)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Low-stress interview experience. Interviewed with faculty and student, both were nice. Very generic questions (which was fine)." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2005

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?

5 out of 10

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