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  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why New York City? Do you think you'll go back to your home state to practice medicine after you graduate?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How will you apply all of your music knowledge to being a doctor?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What specialty are you considering?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"How will you juggle a career in medicine with having a family and children?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you deal with the frustration of a patient who didn't follow your instructions (in terms of taking care of himself) and then ended up in the emergency room?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked to friends, this site, MSSM website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Willingness of students to spend a lot of time talking with us about the school, and answering all of our questions in depth. Neighborhood, number of opportunities for volunteering with community groups. They really seem like they take care of all the little details to make the students happy (great place to live, windows in anatomy labs, dedicated faculty). " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cafeteria wasn't too great. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewers were really friendly, open, and thoughtful. My application was very well examined, and I was asked about trends in my record. (one of my interviewers did so more than I have experienced at any other school). This interviewer also followed up most questions that I answered with more detailed inquiries about my answer (which I thought was a good thing, but be prepared!)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2003

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