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  • SUNY - Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (Brooklyn)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Brooklyn
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?

60+ 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 was the most interesting question?

"My interviewer had gone over my application with a fine -toothed comb. She asked me about specific grades, specific words used to describe my activities, dates, etc. Very nit-picky, very annoying. Be careful!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why I want to be a doctor if i am interested in government, how I felt about the menstruation debate in New Yorker Magazine.... " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"went over printed materials." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the cost, quality of primary care experiences" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the students, the work level, the facilities" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"to order a vegetarian lunch, there were no veggies options. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very nitpicky, My last choice and i got grilled. I felt like they were making a point. The students were lackluster and not that positive about the school. Made me feel lucky to have other interviews in NY State." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/08/2002

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