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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

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Just go through ALL the questions down the feedback list. All is asked (IF you get my interviewer)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Well, nothing interesting, but basically got ALL questions asked down a whole list of questions (which is basically a compilation of ALL questions collected from interview feedback questions listed from SDN) Questions I thought were not relevant in determining candidacy as a med student or fit for school." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Not difficult because I knew about the question from SDN, but I thought was ridiculous: ''Write down and rank 12 most important traits as a physician''" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through all of SDN interview feedback for the school, browsed the school's website, SDN search on the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dean of the school and Mr. Rosso. Campus is clean. Student body seemed laid back and short lecture hours per day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewers. He was an a**, was not interested in interviewing. Was SUPPOSED to be open-file, but it was closed-file for him. Didn't bother to respond to my answers and just moved from one Q to next by reading down a list. When asked something, gave very tert answers. No wonder he's in the specialty he's in." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How long and boring the tour is. How I had to wait for over 2 hours just sitting in a room for my first interviewer to come by and get me. How depressing Buffalo is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everything was okay, but the faculty interview just ruined it for me. The student interviewer was extremely friendly and nice though. " 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?

4 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

BUF

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?

Hotel Indigo

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/22/2007

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

2 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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

8 out of 10

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