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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?

7 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)?

"What do you find supremely interesting (in life in general)?" Report Response

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

"What are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

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

"If you could meet anyone in the world who would it be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you find supremely interesting?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read the website, SDN, reviewed appication" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are some of the best I've seen, the location is excellent, housing is amazing and cheap for Manhattan, the students seems genuinely happy there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"getting to the school from penn station by subway can take over an hour...plan some extra time" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One of my two interviews and most of the other applicants interviews that day were really laid back and straight forward. One of mine was sort of strange and he liked to ask a lot of philosophical questions and argue with you, but in the end it was still a ncie conversation...he just likes to be different." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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