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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?

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

"Are there any red flags on your application?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any volunteer experiences? Tell me about this particular one. (Remember, it's closed file)" Report Response

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

"Why is practicing rural medicine important to you? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your siblings." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So, tell me about yourself . . . " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Asked current students about their interviews; read AMCAS, especially personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very friendly and seemed genuinely happy to be there. The facilities were new and clean - the campus as a whole was very nice. Staying with a student was a great experience. The board scores and residency placements are also very impressive. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing in particular" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is quite a bit of downtime during the day while other applicants interview, so bring a book, newspaper, homework, etc. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview experience was very positive. I would highly recommend staying with a student the night before if you can. I feel that's the best way to really get to know what it's like being at that school. Plus, student hosts tend to be more honest about their experiences. My interviewer was very friendly and the other interviewees in my group also had great interviewers. Overall it was low stress and a good way to get to know the school!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2003

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