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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?

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?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"I was not asked any interesting questions. My interviewer was concerned about going through his list. He was bold enough to tell me just that at the start of our interview He did not wait for me to finish most of my responses. hewas also needlessly provocative, rude, and confrontational without reason." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The most difficult part of this interview was dealing with my interviewer who had a major personality problem. Also he was a coordinator of a major rotation. Two of the other people who interviewed with me said that they were stunned by the rudeness of their interviewers" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"school's web site, other literature about SUNY Downstate" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"To tell you the truth I wish I had saved my money and time by passing on this interview. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer was prejudiced. He seemed very intolerant and judgmental. He also had a chip on his shoulder about so many things re: students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That skipping this interview would have been a good thing. I would say that my interview expereince was so negative, that should I get in, I will not attend this school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"very negative. The comments about this school on the sdn website are very accurate. I'm glad that other people also shared a basically negative exp interviewing at this school. I had high hopes for this school, but having encountered such negative energy here from a variety of persons, I would not attend this school. There is no excuse for the way that their admissions' interviewers relate to students. Also the assistant dean of admissions was unhelpful and curt." 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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