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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

Closed file

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

"What is an attribute that you have that you think will most contribute to medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What specialty do you see yourself working in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"An ethical question about end of life care involving an ALS patient." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"An ethical question about counseling a 14 year old girl who is pregnant, and her parents don't know it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went to the website and read up on the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"People were very friendly, including people who had absolutely nothing to do with the interview process." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lunch wasn't great" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview was closed file; I would have put more information into my interview essays if I had known that was all the information that the interviewers had." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2009

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?

4 out of 10

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

6 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

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

4 out of 10

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