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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?

40 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 family." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell me about your opera training." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Where does Sinai rank in your list of schools?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you considered doing any bench research instead of clinical research once in medical school. (I have been working in clinical research for 5 years.)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read all SDN questions for MSSM, read school website, reread honors thesis, read most current research in the field I am currently working in. All of this was overkill!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Lots of early clinical exposure, community service and opportunities for research. Also, the students really love Sinai and seem to have found a balance between life and school. The students were also very proud of their school. While waiting in the cafeteria I was approached by a random 2nd year who asked if I was interviewing. When I told him I was he very enthusiastically told me how much he loved Sinai and was so happy that he decided to attend." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How unstressful the day was going to be!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall this was a very stress free and positive interview experience. I walked away feeling that I could be very happy at Sinai." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2004

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