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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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"many questions that clearly violate the civil rights act of 1964" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why change careers at (blank age), when you have had a reasonable amount of success in your present career" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why would you want to go into medicine if your parents are ----- . My interviewer was so incredibly offensive. If these are the people getting to do the admission's interviews, I have serious concerns about their other faculty. My interviewer was very abrasive, nasty, and mean spirited" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, web site, written info" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"not too much. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The faculty was rude, the admission's office people minus the secretary were stuck up. The dean of admissions seemed very insincere and two faced. I think all of the negative comments on sdn were righton the money" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that I should have saved myself the expense of attending this particular interview" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall very negative. The place is falling apart, the students were unenthusiastic, but nice. I think they felt the faculty was substandard in terms of how they relate to students" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2003

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