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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?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"How do you deal with stress? " Report Response

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

"where do you see yourself in 12 years" Report Response

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

"basically know your profile really well. They do spend a lot of time preparing to interview you and it shows.. most of the discussion came out of my essays and application, so know it well and be ready to make your own case." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"basically to explain why I instead of everyone else should be admitted (not good bragging about myself)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students, the staff, the school. Very nice people. Also the quality of the people that were there with me interviewing... they were incredible." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the fact that interviewers did not display a whole lot of emotion (poker face kind of deal) i started to feel like I was boring them with my answers, but it turns out that's what they did to everyone. However, They were very polite, fair and direct, and never tried to trick me in any way." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how well i was gonna get along with the med students.. i would have taken more time off to hang out. Also how you leave without any idea of how you did. it could have gone either way, but i'm happy that I went regardless since the experience was very pleasant and the people were incredible." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I believe that 30 minute interviews are too short, and you basically end up answering the same questions twice without really going into any detail. Spend the night with a med student, they were of great help to me and helped me out throughout the whole process" Report Response

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