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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Tell me about the progression of careers you've wanted to do throughout your life. (Then he gave me his example-cowboy b/c he though was cool, etc...)" Report Response

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

"Tell me more about XYZ activity/EC/etc...." Report Response

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

"What was your best and worst class in undergrad?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think is a positive and negative experience you've had with other physicians? Why? What'd you learn from it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you ever faced a situation where you let someone down? How? How did you handle it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Just relax! Know your AMCAS and be ready to walk!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The integrated curriculum sounds like a get fit for me. Also, they decide on your acceptance/waitlist/rejection status the day you interview and post your outcome the next day to the website." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Obv. it was a cold day (not as cold as those of you who interviewed in Dec or Jan.) but, I didn't like having to carry my coat the whole tour so that we could go outside to walk across campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Pop 10 minute essay at "lunch" where they let other med students come in, be loud, move furniture, sit down and eat while you're writing. It's hard to fill the page in 10 min's with all these distractions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I love UB. I'm from UB for undergrad and I'm excited to go here for med school. Praying I get in!" 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/03/2010

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Give us more food!" Report Response

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