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  • New York Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Valhalla
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

10

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)?

"Are there any red flags in your application you'd like to talk about? (the questions was expected prior to the interview they warned us it was coming" Report Response

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

"Why didn't you apply to NYMC the first time you applied? (second time applicant)" Report Response

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

"How did you get here? (we basically went through the important points in my timeline and he asked me about them" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why didnt you apply to NYMC the first time around?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you think your MCAT was so low? (I didnt do very well on the MCAT and I chose to bring it up when asked about red flags in my application" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I came here which was good because I practiced ahead of time for the red flag question" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I loved the community feel. I've never lived in dorm style housing before and I thought it was very endearing" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost of attendance and cost of living. Westchester is not cheap" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had practiced talking about my research more!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved the school, the interview was very relaxing. The brunch served, I have to say, is the worst I have seen so far. They only served bagels" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

No Response

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?

3/7/2012

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

7 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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