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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Seems like you really liked undergrad - tell me more about it." Report Response

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

"Do you think Sinai's IRB is a bit excessive? (I work at Sinai, so this question was definitely placed in context.)" Report Response

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

"What type of music do you most enjoy singing?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's been your favorite research project thus far and why? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why aren't you involved in any LGBT events? (Not at all ill-intentioned; I had written in my secondary that I am gay and my interviewer was just wondering more about it.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS, secondary, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seemed very cheerful and happy. The pass/fail first two years. My interviewers were just nice and chill. The student lounge." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my tour guides was a little over the top and a bit annoying. The dorms, while nice, weren't really that impressive. Although, the price is right. Some of the facilities just seem a bit downtrodden. I don't like how Sinai's not part of a University - seems like it's missing something I just can't put my finger on. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two short interviews, followed by two tours - both very informative. Lunch was served in between the tours. Overall, very low stress day." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/08/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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