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  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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


How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Various questions about my background" Report Response

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

"When did you realize you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"My daughter wants to be a writer. What advise would you give her? (I have written a lot throughout my life and wrote about it in my application.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Did you do research? (It didn't mention research on my AMCAS.) Why not?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

", mt sinai website, looked over my secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything about the school!!! The students were so enthusiastic--they adored their school and showed us that in so many ways, the resources were phenomenal, the way they learn is just right up my alley, housing is great, hospital is gorgeous, everyone is just so nice!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"that mount sinai isn't a trauma center and that it's very expensive (as they were very blunt about in the financial aid session)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How great Mt. Sinai is!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"First they talked to us a bit about the school and the curriculum, and then ina span of two hours we all had our two interviews of 1/2 hour each. The interviews were very relaxed and absolutely nothing to worry about. While we waited in between interviews students came in and went on and on about how great Mt sinai is. Then we had lunch (we could get anythign we wanted from teh cafeteria!), and a tour of the school and dorms. Finally we had a tour of highlights in the hospital. Let's just say that even though coming in I was not expecting much after what I saw today I am goign to Mt Sinai if they let me in, despite the expense!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?


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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

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