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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 research." Report Response

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

"Why did you apply to Stony Brook?" Report Response

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

"How did your undergrad prepare you for medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were in charge of handing out punishments, what would you do to Penn St. regarding the Sandusky/Paterno situation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is a passion of yours? (Other than the things we had already talked about)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN and SB's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really loved the whole day. Both of my interviewers were extremely friendly and spent significant time selling the school to me. I also thought the students were very friendly and outgoing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are rather outdated. The library and parts of the hospital are nice, but other parts, not so much. Also OOS tuition is high." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How laid back and easy the day would be, although it was tiring." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I absolutely loved the school. I can definitely see myself being happy here. Hoping to hear soon!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

La Guardia

Where did you stay?

Hotel

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?

9/14/2012

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

8 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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