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  • SUNY - Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (Brooklyn)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Brooklyn
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

1

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)?

"Why didn't you submit your secondary to Downstate last cycle?" Report Response

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

"Asked for a detailed summary of the clinical research I am involved in." Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None, very typical questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why I didn't complete my application to Downstate the previous cycle. Grilled me regarding that." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"General happiness of students. Opportunity to be involved in clinic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Old facilities, ESPECIALLY the gym and student center." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Was kinda intimidated by interviewer. It was my first, so that was probably the reason, but the interviewer did not make it any easier for me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/11

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

3 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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