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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"specific questions about experiences." Report Response

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

"why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions about a volunteer experience I had regarding Hurricane Katrina." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Application review, studentdoctor.net" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are nice, anatomy lab is really nice, students seem like a family, attended a very good lecture, I really like the Binghamton clinical campus option - seems very hands on." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The only thing bad I could say is that the school isn't ranked as high. I'm not sure if that would be an issue later when residency matching." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"if you stay at the genesee hotel, take the shuttle to the med school in the morning. Parking is not right next to the med school. Also, interviews could be a few blocks from med school building so be prepared." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very impressed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Automobile

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?

01/24/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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