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  • SUNY - Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (Brooklyn)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Brooklyn
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

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

"Why Downstate? What do you know about Downstate?" Report Response

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

"Why did you double major?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the MOST stressful experience you have had in the past 5 years? How did you cope with it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website for the school. Read my AMCAS application. This website as well, provided me with all the info I needed." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very warm and positive atmosphere. People here seemed happy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The neighborhood is a bit scary. Some of the facilities at the school were falling apart." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview went extremely well. It was very laid back and comfortable. The standard expected questions were asked, I asked a bunch of questions. My interviewer was very kind, and we got alone well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/05/2003

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