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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

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

"How did you decide to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"How do you like your school (undergrad)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"the questions were pretty standard." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why NYMC? (difficult because I'm not so interested in going there)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website! (as usual)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"That most students live on campus; the variety of clinical training sites; the facilities (brand new!); the campus is really beautiful" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dorms look very collegy, tour guides said they "never" went to class (literally), people didn't seem really pumped to be doctors, 2nd year curriculum has a lot of self-study which to me sounds like wasted tuition money; Valhalla really sucks" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just how much down time there is (ugh)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A pretty mediocre school; the campus is nice but in the middle of nowhere, and there's no undergrad institution to add to the community. The interviewer seemed totally uninterested and said mm-hmm over and over, even in the middle of words (as if she wasn't listening)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2003

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