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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

No Response

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)?

"Do you think there is anything wrong with trying to build the "Ground Zero mosque" (the interviewer clearly thought there was)" Report Response

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

"Is this your safety school?" Report Response

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

"What specific part of the curriculum do you like?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about Obama's healthcare bill not doing anything at all about tort reform?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Suppose a 14-year old girl comes to you in confidence and says she's pregnant, and has no idea what to do and needs advice - what do you tell her?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the school, read over application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"If you are not from a narrow part of upstate new york, you will not fit in at this school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Syracuse has more than its fair share of right-wing nuts." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You need to have very specific reasons for applying to this school. Their aim is to produce physicians who will serve upstate New York - that is it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

10/07/2010

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

No Response

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

4 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?

No Response

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