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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?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your father. ...about mother. WHy med? Why Buffalo?" Report Response

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

"Who in the news would you interview if you could? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about best friend, tell me about one good and one bad characteristic of him/her." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever changed your opinion on something? What is it and why?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this site, my application, think about possible quiestions and answers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Lots of time to talk to student volunteers and ask questions, which was very very helpful. Students are very freindly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Long and tedious talks during tour by admission staff, informative but boring presentation on the new curriculum. DId not have a set interview schedule of who should go at what time, had to wait around for interviewers to call us --kind of nerve wrecking. 2 separate interviews, so some people had to wait till after 4pm." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very good in general. Interviews went pretty well. One interviewer was a non-MD professor, the other was a practising MD volunteering in the admissions committee, who was very nice and understanding. We had to write an essay on 3 of our favorite books before lunch started." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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