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  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why Mt. Sinai?" Report Response

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

"What are you doing right now?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see medicine headed in the future?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you think medicine is headed today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"? No real difficult quesitons" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over AMCAS app, talked to other pre-med students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The hospital seemed really cool, I LOVE NYC" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The whole day seemed a bit disorganized. I also did not like either of my interviewers. Neither of them asked any challenging questions, and both were very drab." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the day was going to be so long!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I have heard very good things about Mt. Sinai overall. The students seemed fairly happy, and did not seem over-worked AT ALL. They have plenty of time to chill. Both of my interviewers were boring and not very friendly. One of the doctors kept flipping through my file as I was talking and was obviously not paying attention to what I was saying. He only asked me three questions. I felt like after hearing all these great things about the school, I got a so-so impression overall. However the students seem happy and for the most part the facilities are nice (The lazy-boy chairs in the library are the best!!) There is also a neat exam simulation center where actors fake illnesses. Aside from the student facilities, the hospital is pretty cool. The location is ideal for diverse patients, and right next to Central Park. pass/fail is the best! " Report Response

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