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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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)?

"Where have you interviewed so far?" Report Response

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

"What are the criteria that you use to choose a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"First thing my interviewer said: "I got goose bumps reading your application!" Specific questions about my research." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. Felt weird about being asked about all schools I have applied to." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read their website, SDN, AMCAS, research notes. Read on medical ethics quite a bit, but was never asked any ethics question." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer knew my application very well. How friendly everyone was (from admissions staff to students to interviewer). Great atmosphere. The tour was really nice and the students seemed to answer questions very honestly. Student lounge was cool." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The overwhelming formaldehyde odor at the anatomy lab. I know it's supposed to be like that, but this lab's odor is the worst I have been to so far." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Beautiful campus. Not so far from NYC (about 2:30 hours by train). You need a car if you want to go there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome! I wish all my interviewers at other schools were as nice and informed about my file as mine was here. The school is incredible!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/25/2003

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