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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 was the most interesting question?

"Since it's a closed-file interview, my interviewer spent a lot of time asking me questions about where I was born, what my parents do, where i went to school etc. i guess that's one of the downfalls of these type of interviews, but then it's a good opportunity to break the ice. the most interesting Qs came when my interviewer started asking questions based on my answers." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"to recall what i've done every summer while in college and if there are any red flags in my application (time unaccounted for in AMCAS, particularly low grades, etc)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"NYMC website, SDN, friends who have interviewed there before" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"beautiful area, anatomy lab is spacious, not too smelly and with excellent natural light, the students are very friendly, the financial aid presentation was extremely informative and organized, the school uses a lot of technology, the module rooms are very cool" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"apartments a bit too college dorm-like for my taste, a tad isolated and having a car would be useful" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i should have been more prepared in listing my activities/classes in chronological order (what did you do during your summer sophomore year?) at this point, i know what i've done but it's hard to attach a year to it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It's a fabulous school if you want to be in a suburban area for the first 2 years and NYC for 3 & 4th years" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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