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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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)?

"What stresses you out/how do you deal with stress" Report Response

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

"tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"Do you think that there will be a crisis in the future (grandparents dying, etc) that might affect your performance in med school? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how has your anthropology background helped you in the ER (and give specific examples of how you interact differently with different cultural groups)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, went over AMCAS, essays, and practice interviewed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewer-- he was incredibly nice and made me feel less nervous. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"facilities-- not great, but that's ok :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very nervous at first, but once I started talking, things got a little better-- they try to be very relaxed and laid back. Everyone at Downstate was very friendly and eager to answer questions and give advice. My interviewer took notes during the entire interview, but explained what was going to happen very well. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/14/2004

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