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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?

4 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?

40 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?

Closed file

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

"What was the focus of your undergraduate research?" Report Response

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

"How do you like to spend your free time?" Report Response

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

"Are you more group oriented or individual-minded?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Did you ever encounter a situation in which doctors were not successful or medical intervention did not "help people"?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the website, looked for specific research that pertained to my own." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were cool. My student interviewer told me that they party with the undergrads at Syracuse U. Summer Anatomy program is also good." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location is weak. Syracuse is a very small city. Some bums tried to hustle me for money while I was sitting outside eating pizza on the main Syracuse U strip." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"An answer to my most difficult question. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One student interview and one with a professor/doctor." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Renaisance

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/08/2008

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

7 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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