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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 is my support system?" Report Response

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

"Why the big change? (I was an engineering major in college)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a patient that stuck out in your mind (I do clinical research). " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a difficult time in your life and how you dealt with it? What was your support system?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really, it was more like a conversation." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This site, reviewed my application, thought of possible interview questions/answers" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people are really nice, the students seem happy and Kings County Hospital seems to be an amazing place to get your training. (The anatomy labs weren't bad as many on this site have said)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The neighborhood... not because it is "ghetto" (which I don't think it is) but just that there doesn't seem to be much in the area to do. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The directions from the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel say to take the Prospect Expressway, but that exit is closed until 11 AM. So, I was late to my interview, but they were really nice about it!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2004

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