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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What is the most important extracurricular/non-medicine related activity/experience you've had?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research experience, tell me about your clinical experience" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, mock interview, review amcas, review website, talk to students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students all very happy, very supportive environment, encouraging of initiative, lots of great programs, very responsive to student feedback" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"student facilities (gym, dorms) not very nice, will be very difficult to get around, especially come winter time" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that interviews would be closed file" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"really really liked the school, happy they will let us know so soon, wish the location were better." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Other

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

la guardia

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2009

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?

3 out of 10

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

3 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?

2 out of 10

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