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  • New York University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your undergrad. school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you tell an animal rights activist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are you religious (I thought this was an inappropriate question considering that I did not mention religion anywhere in my application and NYU is not a religious school)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, went over my application, talked to students at the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dorms, hospital, and school are interconnected so you can go to classes without braving NY weather." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer, the smell of formaldehyde permeating the hallways near the first year dorms, the idea of living in dorms again (though, contrary to previous reports I would not compare it to living in the gutter). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Most of the students come to NYU straight out of college." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I got a strange vibe from my interviewer from the very beginning. He seemed to be trying to test me by asking off the wall questions. He also made a completely inappropriate joke about some of the students I had worked with which I did not appreciate AT ALL. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2002

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