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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why not MD/PhD? " Report Response

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

"Read or watch any medical pop culture?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about how you started (EC) as a child." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not MD/PhD?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read papers related to research." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly. The administration seems supportive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location location location" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Showed up, went to lounge they have set up for interviewees. Broke the ice with some of the others. Short orientation followed by morning interview. Mid-morning hung out with other interviewees, dropped by an MSII class, walked around. 11:30 lunch and talk by the director of admissions (she was great). Tour led by an MSII followed by an afternoon interview." 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

SYR

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?

Genesee

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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