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  • SUNY - University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Buffalo
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"See above" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the longest and the shortest muscle in the human body?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are the top 4 causes of death in spinal cord patients?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, my own personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"200/day b/w and 20/day color print outs that are free, non competitive environment (>90=honors, 85-90=high satisfactory, >65=satisfactory, <65=unsatisfactory....so, there is no reason to compete with your fellow students)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My second interviewer who wasn't attentive.....looked like it was past his bedtime....rubbing of his eyes, wandering eyes....I must have not been interesting enough or he just was too tired......of the two interview, this one only lasted 15 min while the first one lasted 30-35 min." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I don't think I would have liked living away from family/friends where my other acceptance is at. This visit made me realize this." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Hellish questions.....describe the theory of muscle contraction, kreb cycle, explain a situation when you stood up for something you believed in which disadvantaged you, what do you know about the east coast (I'm from the West), why did it take so long for you to graduate, why didn't you apply a year ago etc.....I was grilled" 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?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

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?

Hotel Indigo

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

3 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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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