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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Who picked out your suit?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why did you decide to pursue teaching?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What do you do in your free time?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you think of the "Gates"?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you consider yourself an "activist"?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, talked to friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students seemed earnestly happy at this school. The environment was very laid back and the interviews seemed to be geared towards really getting to know me, rather than intimidating me or asking me to defend my life." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviews were a little short and I felt like they ended rather abruptly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Catching a taxi going uptown on Madison takes more than 5 minutes!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, a very positive experience. It really solidified all the feelings I had about Mount Sinai to begin with. I really liked the fact that people seemed happy here and were willing to volunteer their time to talk about their experiences. I felt more like a person than an applicant, for a change." 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?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2005

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

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