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

How did the interview impress you?


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?

7 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)?

"Why would you move from XXX to NYC?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"not much, it was like the 6th one i've had." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location, location, location. What a difference compared to Eintstein! It seemed like a really nice place to go to school. Dorms were nice, although I don't think that I'm interested in living in a dorm. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't really feel that I connected with either of the faculty members, or that I could approach them to discuss concerns that I might have." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the tourguides & your host have input into the admissions decision!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"In the morning the dean comes in and asks you to introduce yourself. They put a lot of emphasis on extracurriculars (in some ways it felt like attending a private preparatory high school). Then you have two open file interviews with faculty (sometimes students interview) half an hour each. Then you've got tours and such from 11 until 2 or 3pm." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?


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


What airport did you use?


Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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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