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SUNY Upstate - Syracuse
State: New York
Positions: 2
Years: 3
Average USMLE Step 1 Score of interviewed applicants: 240
Average USMLE Step 2 Score of interviewed applicants: 250
Percentage of applicants offered interviews who were AOA: 45%

Applied, Received Interview:
00006, SUNY Downstate, Step 1: 234, AOA
00080, University of Virginia, Step 1: 252, Step 2: 243, AOA
00086, University of Illinois, Step 1: 235
00178, Anonymous, Step 1: 233, Step 2: 255
00182, Albany Medical College, Step 1: 267, Step 2: 264, AOA
00452, Anonymous, Step 1: 227, Step 2: 253
03107, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Step 1: 231
03145, University of California, Irvine, Step 1: 234
03871, Anonymous, Step 1: 240, Step 2: 238
03873, Anonymous, Step 1: 231, Step 2: 243, AOA
13964, Anonymous, Step 1: 240, Step 2: 240
14225, Anonymous, Step 1: 252, Step 2: 258
14246, Anonymous, Step 1: 253, Step 2: 270, AOA

Applied, No Interview:
00487, University of Wisconsin, Step 1: 216
00691, Anonymous, Step 1: 224, Step 2: 233
03632, Wright State University, Step 1: 211, Step 2: 236
03682, Anonymous, Step 1: 238, Step 2: 238

Interview Experiences
Simple day with a small breakfast and lunch, two interview groups (20 applicants/day), 5 interview rooms q20-30 min, tour to VA +childrens+main hospital
Program Advantages
Many faculty volunteer = choose to be there, autonomy, diverse/immigrant pop, plastics match ++, 3 hospitals walking distance//weak cornea, 50%ile #'s, horrible call, mediocre faculty, - research, outdated facility and tech
Program Disadvantages
see above 2/2 space restriction