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Individual Response

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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 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 do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"How do you think the face of medicine needs to change?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"scenario- What would you do if..... e.g. you were a doctor and had a group practice and all the other physicians left town?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read website... read over file... usual stuff" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students.. they were open and honest and approachable. Great groups of people." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the interview and the tour.. Tour was disorganized. Such a waste of time. The interviewer was very aggressive and a little bit rude. Really turned me off to the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"leave before the tour. Even if your group is small.. find a way to get out. It's not worth your time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really, everything after the opening talk with the dean was a bit of a mess. Many offices and classrooms were closed to us." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2004

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