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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Two

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)?

"You've done all this amazing research but why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What specialty are you interested in?" Report Response

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

"Give me the defining moment when you knew medicine was for you." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you gain the most from your undergrad institution" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult. Very relaxed." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over primary and secondary apps, school website, sdn feedback," Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How relaxed and funny everyone was" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. Great school!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How super duper relaxed the interviews would be. They are not out trying to get you. No ethical or healthcare reform questions whatsoever. It's basically about you." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Amazing school with wonderful people." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

1/14/2015

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They are doing a great job!" Report Response

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