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  • SUNY - Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Syracuse
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why SUNY-Upstate?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your clinical exposure?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The regular stuff: tell me about your volunteering" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have a weakness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, mock interview with advisor, read job interview books, practiced with own list of possible interview questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. I am not going to complain. At least the students let me know that it is possible to find furnished apartments." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. Every place has their pros/cons. My education/dream is 1st priority so everything else is a shadow. I can take it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"At least the students let me know that it is possible to find furnished apartments, which can be a key factor for someone just out school and moving from out of state." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Syracuse

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?

Anchorage Inn (non-smoking room)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2009

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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