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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 kind of research do you do (my current research position)" Report Response

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

"what did you do after you graduated from school?" Report Response

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

"what specialty do you want to go into and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing unusual" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what would you do if you didn't get into medical school (ever)?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over sdn, read over my application, read mssm website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students were nice, open, welcoming, happy. described mssm as chill, noncompetitive but a great place to achieve (high board scores, good match list)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"make sure and check in with the administrative asst's before you leave for the day. student tourguide told us we could ''take off'', so I did, and turned out that I missed a short wrap up session. co-interviewee told me later. probably not a big deal, but bad form anyway. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"really laid back, everyone was very nice. big emphasis on students coming by and talking to us. everyone seemed to like the school. interviewers were faculty, and they did not interrogate at all, just friendly conversation with no curve ball questions. great facilities, great location, cheap and great housing. " 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?

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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