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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Basically look through the questions on this site." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time you had to compromise." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"READ THE QUESTIONS POSTED IN THE INTERVIEW FEEDBACK ON THIS SITE!!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"admissions staff was really nice. students were very enthusiastic. many students were available to us and we spent the day in the student lounge where we could interact with tons of students. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"seemed like the students were enthusiastic because they were at A med school and not because of this school specifically. It basically seemed like the students there had no other choice but to go to Buffalo. The facilities were dingy and run down. The city is basically a sh*thole. Anatomy lab was very poorly lit and felt like a dungeon. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"you have to write a mini essay before the interview! interviewers basically stick to the script. i didn't think the interview questions would be THAT scripted but they are. Come up with an answer to every single question on SDN. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

0-1 hour

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?

Niagara International Airport

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 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?

7 out of 10

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