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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Does the patient have a right to die?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Lots of questions about my personal statement. Know your PS by heart!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A lot of questions from my personal statement. Sentences and words were "dissected." I don't remember the specific questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Does the patient have a right to die?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"One previous interview, read school's website, book on biomedical ethics. Reviewed my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff was extremely nice. Both faculty and student interviewers really wanted to get to know you. The school provides extensive clinical experience and international opportunities. I felt that students were given lots of independence and flexibility." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some students seemed immature." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I loved the city of Syracuse!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Take advantage of your interview day, sit in classes, take a look at the dorms, walk around the campus. Relax, the interviews were very conversational and these people really just want to get to know you, they are on your side!" 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

SYR

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Genesse Grande, very nice

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2006

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

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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