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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"what are your strengths and weaknesses" Report Response

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

"was there a time when you ran into trouble academically and realized something about the way you studied needed to be fixed." Report Response

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

"why upstate" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"My previous interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"For such a cold, snowy area the students seem very happy (although it hasn't gotten that cold yet). The facilities were in good condition, including the anatomy lab. The fact that it shares a location with the undergraduate school is a huge plus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"When asked what other schools they considered, all of the current students said something like, "well, my MCAT scores and grades weren't great so I didn't have many other options." I felt like I was at a fallback school - a place that no one picked above another school, but rather went to because of lack of other options." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how laid back and comfortable this day would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were very laid back. Most people interview with an MD and a student. The school emphasizes that these interviews won't be "challenge" interviews. The day was spaced nicely and there were opportunities to explore the undergrad campus, town, sit in on classes, etc." 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?

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?

Hotel

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?

11/02/2005

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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