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  • SUNY - Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Syracuse
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"What are the problems faced by our country's health care system and what would you propose to solve the problems?" Report Response

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

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

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

"What do you like about Upstate?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Many physicians tell their kids not to become doctors. why do you think this is and why do YOU think it's for you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How to solve problems faced by US health care system" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Personally, I liked the area a lot; close to 'cuse undergrad, so a nice atmosphere. not too big of a city, but still stuff to do, especially outdoor/nature things within an hour or two drive. Students seemed real friendly, very happy to be there. also, both interviewers knew my files very well before the interview and didn't even need to refer to them for info." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Parking in the parking garage on Irving Ave (the "visitor" garage) is about $14. up the street a few blocks there is plenty of free on-street parking. it would have been worth the short walk." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two interviews, one with PhD, other with OBGYN MD. both very positive, extremely unstressful, very enjoyable." Report Response

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