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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"How did you study for the MCATs" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None really, it was mostly a conversation. My interviewer spent most of the time telling me about her field of work and about the new school curriculum. She was more informative than interrogative." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, read over AMCAS app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewer and the staff in general were very friendly and accomodating. Also met a med student in the hall who was so nice that she even gave me her phone number to call in case I have any questions. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school seems so run down. The anatomy labs are scary and the whole place has the atmosphere of a depressing mental hospital ---long gloomy hallways, all rooms look alike, etc. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That only 50% of students actually get on campus housing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very relaxed--she barely asked me any questions. Then we had a really brief tour and a pretty shabby lunch. Over all, except for the interview itself, nothing really impressed me about the school, except maybe the fact that Kings County Hospital is a great place to get clinical experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2004

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