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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 was the most interesting question?

"What did you do in your Christian organization/church?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are very laid back, and the new curriculum is showing very impressive results in the boards. It's a school that focuses on the care aspect of medicine. I can appreciate that" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My second interviewer didn't seem too thrilled to be with me. In fact at the end of the interview he said, "Thank you. I'm sure you'll get into other schools". What does that mean?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The housing is by far the best in NYC. You actually get real apartments in the Upper East Side for something like $400/month. Very very nice!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The location is the best of all the schools in NYC. It's situated such that it's on the border of the low and high SES populations, which will guarantee that you will be exposed to a diversity of patients AND medical cases. Furthermore it helps that you're literally right across teh street from Central Park and a few blocks down from some of the most famous museums in teh world. Great school! I hope I get in!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2002

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