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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How many gas stations in the U.S?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How many gas stations in the U.S?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread through my application. Went on other interviews previously" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I enjoyed the enthusiastic tour, as well as the friendliness of the staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location. I have a friend who attends who gave me certain insights. Buffalo is 8-9 hours drive from NYC. Very bad weather (cold and lots of snow)most of the year. Parking and shoveling snow can be a hassle. The city reminds me of a lonely midwestern town with friendly older people, but not so good for the single life. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The people I talked to who weren't a part of my interview (hotel staff for example) made me think the weather was worse then i previously thought." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very low stress... conversational. Be prepared for a lengthy tour. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

hampton inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

5 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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