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  • New York Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Valhalla
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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)?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"How did you pick your undergraduate school. (I was surprised that I wasnt asked the question "Are there any red flags in your application?"...it seems like everyone was asked that)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you plan to pay for medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about some issues in medicine today." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read all of the previous interview experiences, Read up about the school (but if you dont have time to do this, dont worry...you will learn so much about the school during your orientation before the actual interview), brushed up on medical issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student hosts were the nicest and most helpful guys I have ever met. If there was one reason to go to the school, it would be because of the great friendships that develop between the students in each class." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school's location. I didn't like the fact that it was out so far away from the city. However, you do have the chance to do rotations in the city." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you are flying in to New York, be prepared to spend a lot of money taking public transportation to the medical school. New York is really expensive." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview itself was not a bad experience, but it wasn't anything extraordinary. The interviewer asked her questions, I answered them, and then she wrote down whatever I said." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/23/2003

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