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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

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Tell me a good book you've read." Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time your curiosity got the better of you and negatively affected your performance." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So what do you think about sampling by pharmaceutical companies?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time someone said something derogatory about you and what you did in that situation." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great tour! Mr. Rosso is so enthusiastic. School is bright, friendly seeming." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No students - during vacation :(" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Drink coffee before you go in! They don't give you any." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The first interview was a detailed discussion of my application. The second was more philosophical and asked questions about what it means to be a doctor and things of that nature." 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BUF

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

HOliday INN

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/02/2008

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

6 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None - it was a truly positive experience!" Report Response

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