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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?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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? Techinically? and about you patient interaction." Report Response

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

"Most memorable experience working with patients" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the greatest issues that doctors have to face when working with minorities communities (my interviewer had a MPH)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really...the one above, I had to think about it for a bit" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, brochure, my app, talked to current students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How laid back and open the students are. My interviewers were great and matched my personality almost perfectly.They really stress diversity and community service serioulsly. Its not just talk. The location is great also, directly between York St (which is very first class) and spanish harlem." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That the dorms are all 4 or 6 people suits and its unlikely that i will be able to afford a normal 1 bedroom or studio apartment in midtown. The tour was a little toooo long, dang! My day started at 8:30 and didnt end until 3:30." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nada really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, a very positive day. I left feeling good about the school and about my interviews. They stress that the interviews should be laid back so that your true personality can come out." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2004

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