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  • SUNY - Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Syracuse
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ 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 was the most interesting question?

"Both interviewers asked about my favorite non-science courses, and why I liked them." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Questions about grades in individual classes, MCAT scores. The interviews were generally very conversational, though." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School web site, read over my AMCAS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New research facilities, commitment for advancing their research and complementing medical education through special programs." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Medical school facilities, University Hospital not impressive at all, housing, and Syracuse (location and weather). The tour we were given was not very thorough." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"SUNY Upstate was an OK place to go visit. The location and hospital facilities were not very impressive, even though they are making renovations on the college of medicine right now. Your basic med-school curriculum, just phrased a bit differently AND little patient exposure during the first two years. The interview process seemed a bit disorganized (we had a couple of last-minute interviewer changes on my day); we were left on our own after being given our schedule and such." Report Response

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