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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

How you think you did?

8 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 are you interested in medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research in layman's terms." Report Response

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

"How have you decided to go to the schools you have chosen for undergrad/grad studies?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did you lose the weight after your pregnancy?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really. Very conversational." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my AMCAS, secondary, looked at their website, SDN, interview feedback, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice facilities, caring administration. Nice apartments compared to other NYC schools, although I hear the married student housing is less than stellar." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. I wasn't blown away by this school, it was nice but not the best I have been to." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They have a wonderful lunch at the cafeteria where you get to pick what you want. I am really sick of sandwiches at interviews!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I visited MSSM after interviewing at the other NYC schools that week. I liked it better than some, less than others. It seems like it would be a nice school to go to." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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