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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?

8 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)?

"why did you choose your high school" Report Response

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

"explain your weak bio science mcat score (i had an 11!)" Report Response

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

"tell me the names of the 10 democratic presidential candidates and the 6 main california governor candidates." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What school were your relatives educated at?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did your parents get into the profession they did?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Didn't" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions staff was very nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Where to begin...the interviewer was rude, antagonistic, hostile, racist, and asked illegal questions. the lunch was horrific and cheap. the anatomy labs are in a dungeon. the day was not organized well at all. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my interviewer was a jerk and that he would try to attack me (to no avail) for 60 minutes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The admissions staff was very nice, as were the students, but besides that, the day was terrible. they charge u for parking. the day is organized so it is almost impossible to get to your interview on time. the lunch was truly pathetic. my interviewer was obnoxious. it was a barrage of questions start to finish. he did not care about my answers at all, all he cared about was trying to push me around. he asked insane questions that have nothing to do with anything (see above). he asked more questions in this interview than i had in 5 previous interviews combined. he insulted me personally. he treated me like crap." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2003

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