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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Mount Sinai?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None were striking." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What shall I tell the admissions committee about you when we meet to discuss your application--and just to be clear, I will tell them what you say?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

No Response

What impressed you positively?

"Candidness of Dr. Richard Muller, Dean of Medical Education. Friendliness of student body. New affiliation with Continuum Health Partners expanding clinical opportunities. Responsiveness of the administration to student feedback." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school seems aware that they are losing highly competitive applicants to better-known schools in part due to lack of financial aid, but they don't have a plan to address this. No, that isn't easy, but they have lots of other plans going on." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be asked to summarize my candidacy in a few words for the admissions committee by one interviewer; I should have prepared better for that question." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All in all, Mount Sinai seemed like a friendly, student-oriented place with a dizzying array of things to do and focus on, and a good place to train in New York." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/3/14

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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