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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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 was the most interesting question?

"My interview felt like a conversation, so specific questions don't stand out. We talked about my undergrad experience and family life and motivation." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools are you interviewing at and how interested in them are you? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Spoke with my student host, read over NYMC website, re-read my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer was great and had very similar interests in medicine to me. The new teaching facilities are great and the school seems to really prepare its students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students seemed stressed, competitive, and not particularly "well-rounded". I couldn't really see myself fitting in with them, which is a problem b/c the tough curriculum keeps you on-campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is NOTHING else in Valhalla, and it is more like an hour from the NYC and feels even farther. Bring only a copy of your personal statement (not entire AMCAS)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"NYMC is a good school but the students did not impress me. They seemed like the annoying pre-meds not the passionate, interesting ones. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2004

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