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  • SUNY - University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Buffalo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Have you ever had problems with your roommates? " Report Response

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

"If you could interview one person in the news today, who would it be? Where would you have it?" Report Response

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

"Describe your best friend. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I told him I worked in developmental biology and he asked if we did experiments with fetuses and moved cells around....WHAT? I explained that we didn't do experiments with humans....." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about the school, SDN, practiced with friends. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were so so so so friendly. You can tell that the administration really takes good care of their students. Cost of living is really cheap. I heard you could get a nice apt for 300/mo! That's insane." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school seemed great, but the location is not something I could get over. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"SUNY Buffalo is actually a great school (except for the location)! I was reluctant to travel so far to visit, but it was a really nice experience." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had one with a faculty member and one with a student. They were both friendly. Remember that your student interview counts just as much at this school, so don't get too informal/comfortable. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BUF

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?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2005

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?

1 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

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