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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?

2 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)?

"tell me about your research experience. clinical experience" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"why medicine" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"if accepted, would u really consider going to mt sinai?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"tell me about your childhood" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"how would u compare life in new york with saudi arabia (where i mentioned i'd lived a while)? this would have been an easy question except that the interviewer kept interrupting me and didn't give me a chance to finish" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities are really nice, the students all seemed happy to be there, they have awesome guest lecturers, the neighborhood. the presentations by the different offices were really helpful. and their dorms are awesome" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"i wish the day hadn't been so structured and we had gotten to spend more time with the students than people from the admissions staff" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not much, SDN prepared me pretty well. i didn't realize that they have a four year MD-MPH program" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"both interviews were really really relaxed. i wish they'd been longer. i learned as much about my interviewers as they did about me, it was really conversational. both made a real effort to tell me about the school as much as they could, they really sold it to me. they'd also read my file and knew it inside out" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2003

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