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Individual Response

  • 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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Tell me about your decision to apply to medical school" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why Mt. Sinai?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why did you choose to study Japanese in college? (I'm Chinese)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you did not get accepted this year?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked to current student the night before." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly everybody was. The students came down from their classes to chat with us, and the admissions staff were all very friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The neighborhood is kinda sketchy. and I got lost on the subway." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is one of my top choices. I hope i get in!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/04/2008

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

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