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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?

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 was the most interesting question?

"The interviewer just wanted to get to know me. No tricks, no rudeness. Just asked me about certain aspects of my file that she felt was interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at this website, and the Mt. Sinai website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It was a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. It is a nice part of Manhattan. The curriculum is well balanced and integrated. The professors were knowledgable and the students were engaged. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The main dorm, Aron hall, is next to the train tracks. So it is a bit noisy. The hallways are also unkept and smelly. However, the apartment style housing is decent overall." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Dont listen to what the others say about 'down time' or waiting around. There was hardly any waiting around, and if you got hungry they had food. Yes by the end we were all exhausted, but thats because they had a lot to show us!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Mt. Sinai is an impressive school. They make the effort, it seems, to accomodate the students. There are numerous opportunities to get excellent clinical exposure, and the faculty are warm and intelligent. They also have a good financial aid package. Mt. Sinai is definitely one of my top considerations now." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2003

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