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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 do you want to know about Syracuse?" Report Response

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

"What is your favorite leadership position?" Report Response

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

"What will be your biggest challenge in the transition to medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What will be your biggest challenge in the transition to medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you want me to tell the admissions committee about you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people were so warm and friendly! The facilities are really nice and the students seem really happy. The curriculum is diverse with many options and it seems that the school will do whatever it takes to help you succeed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had to walk a fair distance outside to my second interview, but he was so nice that it was worth it. Other than that, nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known how much colder it was there than where I live so I could have brought my hat, gloves, and scarf." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really had a great time. It is a time for you to learn about the school as much as it is for them to learn about you. They really wanted you to have a great time and I really did. The kids were cool and the professors were engaging. Overall, I really liked the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Genessee Grande

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/07/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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