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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

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)?

"In my interview, all the questions were based on previous experiences (school, volunteer work, research). So relax and enjoy your time out there. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Got into a discussion of ethical concerns regarding clinicians prescribing medications for patients and holding some financial interest in a pharmaceutical company. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ask me if I could recall interesting cases I witnessed during one of my volunteer experiences." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"The interview is very informal and comfortable. Basically the questions were germane to my experiences and interests." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Success rates on board scores and matching for residencies, not to mention the large number of students who return for residencies in California. Impressive Anatomy Lab. Short distance from Manhattan. Substantial scholarship for top 30 students. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lottery for housing in Manhattan during the 3rd year clerkships. 1st and 2nd year housing new and clean, but will remind you of being back in the dorms. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The overall interview experience is well organized. I also got a kick out of the picture ID, although my photo was pretty bad - hopefully they don't use that picture for the committee decision. Overall an enjoyable visit. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/03/2003

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