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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 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 did you choose to go to your undergraduate college?" Report Response

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

"What do you want me to tell the admissions committee about you?" Report Response

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

"You wrote about a specific patient interaction you had in your essay. Tell me more about that. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There has been a recent movement for doctors to learn "laymans" language to enhance patient interactions and make sure the patients understand their conditions. What do you think about this? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There were no difficult questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read this site, read the school's website, and had certain ideas in mind to answer questions about current medical issues. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the students and administration. I felt comfortable from the moment that I walked in. The students had nothing but good things to say about the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was nothing that struck me as being negative. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"When you first arrive, a panel of medical students sit with you and the other interviwees and answer questions. Although I arrived 20 minutes before my scheduled interview time, if I had arrived a bit earlier, I could have been there for more questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview at Stony Brook was really great. I felt extremely comfortable with my interviewer who really knew my application well and asked relevant questions. I asked her a question about the school during the interview that she said she didn't know the answer to. Three hours after the interview, I received an e-mail from her with the answer and how much she enjoyed talking to me! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/08/2004

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