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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)?

"when's a time you were in a group and someone did something morally wrong, what did you do" Report Response

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

"if not medicine what would you do" Report Response

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

"at what moment did you decide medicine was right for you and who was your role model in making this choice" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how would you go about estimating the number of pizzarias in the US... it wasn't bad they didn't want an exact number" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"give an example of when an oppertunity arrived that you could step up to the plate, and you dropped the bat (it was really hard because the interviewer didn't word it well" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"with a practice interview, sdn, looking at the website, buying plane tickets" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the kindness and enthusiasm of the staff and students. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the difficulty getting to buffalo" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"1. that you could stay with a med student 2 that the school has a connection with the holiday inn to pick you up from the airport bring you to the hotel, take you to the school in the morning and take you back to the airport... would have saved me a ton in taxi fees" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"positive. it was a long day but that was nice because it made my long journey worth while. also the tour gave me a good feeling for the school" 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?

8 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

What airport did you use?

BUF

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Red Roof inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/01/2006

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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