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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Why bother going into medicine?" Report Response

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

"The information that you've given to me is inadequate (this was completely out of the blue and not in response to a specific question)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your low MCAT scores (I had a 31: 10, 10, 11)!!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I have to say nothing. These people are mentally ill and should not be in the business of caring for people" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""Why would you want to be a doctor if your parents are..." My interviewer was nasty and he coordinates one of their main programs." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my amcas appplication, web site, sdn" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"nothing. The facilities are horrendous. This school is inexpensive and this no doubt contributes to some of their faculty feeling as though they can be as hostile as they like without reprisal." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The amount of negative energy given off by the interviewer(s), a fellow applicant said his interviewer was incrediibly inappropriate" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That this medical school is a complete waste of time" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/05/2003

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