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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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 NYMC? What are some UNIQUE aspects of NYMC that are attractive to you?" Report Response

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

"Can you explain what Civil Air Patrol is?" Report Response

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

"Do you mind if I turn on the heater?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your favorite part of the ballet "Gizelle?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you really think this is the right school for you? Can you convince me that you would actually come to this school of you were accepted?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studied the University of Washington website for ethics (this is advice for ANY interview...it's comprehensive enough that it will give you something intelligent to say in response to any ethics question and concise enough to read in about 2 hours.)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are beautiful. There is no EGO at this school. Faculty and students are down to earth. There is no "inferiority complex" that I would have expected. People generally seem happy and the staff seems dedicated to making you a good physician." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The water main busted so we couldn't visit the nationally renown anatomy lab. Food is rather expensive...this may seem trivial but there aren't many places to eat around campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This is not a "safety" medical school. They have a sound curriculum, good residency matches and they are proud of it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Some people have "easy" interviews, some people have "hard" interviews. If you're serious about the possibility of coming to this school, you need to prepare for some ethics questions and some pretty detailed questions on your extra curriculars." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/03/2003

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