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

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

"What do you do in your freetime?" Report Response

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

"How do you study (where, how much, when)? " Report Response

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

"When did you realize that you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did you like The Matrix Reloaded? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why go to medical school, and not continue working as an EMT?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read downstate's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students and faculty all seemed happy to be a part of downstate, and clinical experience at downstate is top notch. You get a real hands-on education at Brooklyn. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There are no bars or cafes around campus. You must make the 20 min trip to park slope if you want to hang out off campus. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I went to downstate expecting to be dissapointed. Instead, I was very pleased with all that I saw. The people I met were all friendly and excited to be a part of downstate. The facilities were perfectly fine. Yes, the anatomy lab was a little stinky, but come on people what do you expect? The interview was mostly just a conversation, and was not stressful in any way. Downstate is now one of my top choices, and the price is right. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/03/2003

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