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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Describe your research" Report Response

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

"why medicine and a PhD" Report Response

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

"why sinai" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"As an MD/PhD, why would a patient go to you over a regular doctor." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"review my application and school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the humility of the faculty and staff" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"at times the interviews alternated from building one building to another, then returned to the same building" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that mssm was my first choice" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"well planned out, informative for both the interviewers and myself" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

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?

LGA

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Hotel Newton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/08/2006

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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