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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Asked about ECs." Report Response

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

"How well do you work in a group and related questions." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell about a time you had to stand up for something you believed in." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell about a time you weren't able to communicate as effectively as you would have liked." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Online question lists" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New gross anatomy lab was nice. Facilities seemed pretty nice overall." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"8 students/cadaver seemed kind of high." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To eat a bigger breakfast. I was starving by the end of the day. They also give a 10 minute essay before lunch. I didn't one of the weird questions that I had heard about on SDN about how many pizza places there are in the US or something like that." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Buffalo seems like a pretty nice school, especially for a NYS resident because the tuition is so low. The students were all very friendly and seemed to like both the school and the area." 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?

7 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

Buffalo-Niagra

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/02/2009

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The lunch was a little lacking..." Report Response

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