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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?

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about (insert activity here)" Report Response

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

"Why nymc?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's the difference between sympathy and empathy?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"interview feedback, nymc website, prepared answers to some possible questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"nice facilities(anatomy lab!), good preparation for the boards, nice location, nice student housing" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"perhaps it's because it was exam time, but the students looked stressed and seemed pretty competitive" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i probably should have known my app better..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the day starts at 8 with checkin. from 8:30 to 9:30, there are presentations about the curriculum, financial aid, admissions. interviews are at 9:45, 10:30, or 11:15. tour at noon, then lunch. day ends around 1-1:30. definitely know your app well...they will ask you many specific questions regarding your activities. make sure you address everything in your personal statement since it is a closed file interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2004

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