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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Do you have familiarity/exposure to what it would be like to be a physician?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your volunteer experience with refugees?" Report Response

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

"What made you decide to attend your undergraduate institution?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could be any celebrity, who would you be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was particularly difficult" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread my AMCAS application; reviewed Upstate website; talked to family who had attended Upstate" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were extremely friendly and helpful; most all of them had good things to say about the university and administration" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A couple of the classes we sat in on seemed rather dry" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very low stress interview, students and faculty appeared very friendly and helpful; only a brief, informal orientation by admissions staff, but it was adequate; left with a better impression of the school" 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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