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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Do you know what happened to Michael Jackson (referring to his propofol overdose)?" Report Response

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

"If you had to find out how many physicians have quit smoking in the past 5 years, how would you go about it?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had to find out how many physicians have quit smoking in the past 5 years, how would you go about it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback and their webpage" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It's a decent school and the students seemed to be nice. Their application process is relatively transparent, although it's lengthy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's in the middle of nowhere and it's cold. It's hard to get to and it feels lonely. The classrooms weren't too impressive." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To read my primary application thoroughly and to expect the unexpected (the weird questions that people reported being asked in the interview feedback page did come out several times so you might want to give those some thought)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It's a decent school and I wouldn't mind going but if I had a choice, the distance and the weather would make it a much more unattractive prospect." 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?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Buffalo

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

1 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

University Manor Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/14/11

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

No Response

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 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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