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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)?

"why medicine" Report Response

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

"tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"what do you see yourself doing in 15 yrs...very standard questions in general." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I seriously choked on my interview. I didn't read over my amcas app as carefully as i should have. he asked me specific activites that i was involved in, but didn't refer to the activities my name...so i gave him confused looks, to both our embarassment." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"he prefaced the questions by saying it wasn't fair. Then he asked, is "your undergrad institution" your top choice?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, MSAR" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are happy, their housing is amazing, the faculty are really into their teaching, financial aid is good, and the anesthia dummy is tight." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Trains are loud...couldn't fall asleep in the dorms. I heard it takes a couple of weeks to get used to it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that mssm would rise to the top of my list" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was really fun. Great area, two tours, two interviews, tasty lunch from the cafeteria." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2003

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