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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

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

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)?

"Discuss x AMCAS activity, discuss x course." Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Why Buffalo?" Report Response

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

"Biggest ethical problem in medicine? What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing out of the blue.. no off-the-wall questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Again, mostly standard questions. Very conversational." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, MSAR, self-reflection" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of the administration/faculty, friendliness of fellow interviewees (though this is variable, of course), current students were happy, everything was FRIENDLY! Limited time spent in lectures per day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"8 students to a cadaver? Seems a bit much. Location is a little too suburban/rural for a city person like myself." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really clicked with an interviewer.. long-time faculty, I wouldn't be surprised if he played a big part in my acceptance; accepted 10/15." 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?

6 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?

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/01/2008

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 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

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