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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?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Tell me something not in your essays (pre-interview essays)" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun" Report Response

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

"What traits can you bring to the profession" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a time when you failed" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My interviewer said "Okay. Start somewhere"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Know what you wrote on your pre-interview essays, and know some things you can talk about that aren't on it." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are all happy, which is a good sign. The residents are happy to." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The hotel I was staying at was in a run-down area." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They (interviewers) don't have your academic information unless you mentioned specifics in the essays." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Relax. They read your essays, then want to know your personality." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

SYR

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Genesee Grande

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2010

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?

2 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?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 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?

"Admissions dean was awesome, but the assistants and staff couldn't care less. The med student tour guides and interviewers were great, as well." Report Response

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