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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 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?

1

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 aspects of being a medical student are you looking forward to?" Report Response

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

"How does Upstate rank among all of the other schools you applied to?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing interesting, just standard questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How does Upstate rank among all of the other schools you applied to? I'm sure you can tell from my feedback so far that I really didn't enjoy Upstate. Nothing wrong with the school, it just really wasn't for me. So getting through this question was tough." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my AMCAS, practiced interviewing, read the website and SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students all seemed happy, anatomy lab was nice and brand new." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The city. Syracuse definitely isn't the place for me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." 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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

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?

Renaissance Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/14/2009

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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