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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?

2 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"when did you realize you wanted to do medicine?" Report Response

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

"if your bestfriends can describe you, what would they say?" Report Response

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

"tell me about your family" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none. very standard questions" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, nymc website, talked to nymc students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the anatomy lab is fantastic!! it's so well ventilated that you can't hardly smell the bodies. it is also on the top of the MEC building unlike te basement at most schools. the students seemed very happy. the school is also very diversed. the USMLE pass rate in recent years have been 100%. student housing is almost guaranteed and comes furnished. parking permit (for student housing area) is only $30 for the year. school also has a housing facility in manhattan for 3rd and 4th years who do rotations in the city. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"there's nothing within walking distance of the school. no elevators in student housing which can be a pain to do laundry if you're on the top floor. roommates for student housing are chosen randomly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i knew that the school was catholic affiliated but never knew that the school took out subjects of abortion, birth control, etc out of the curriculum." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i thought the interview was very relaxed. My interviewer was really nice and we ended up having a conversation with me asking her a lot of questions. The day was planned well for the most part. There was, however, a lot of time spent waiting between interview and tour but luckily the interviewees were friendly and we all ended up talking for about an hour." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2003

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