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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?

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)?

"What would you do if your team were in the final four and you had an exam the next day?" Report Response

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

"How do you see yourself contributing to the school community?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did you pick out your suit?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was the point of your research? (It was a study with preschool children on how they learn.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread AMCAS, SDN, School Website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students would stop by and visit with us just to chat about the program - from all years, not just the 1st or 2nd years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"When the assistant admissions director told us that last year they accepted someone 3 days before school started, so the wait could be that long, but don't give up hope. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That its 6 people per suite in their guarenteed 4 year housing, and that the train runs above ground right outside their windows. Although the suites are very nice and really affordable for the space you get, being in NYC, and being so close to campus - literally across the street." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was the least stressful interview I've been on the faculty and the students made a real effort to get to know you and put you at ease." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/24/2004

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