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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?

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 do your parents do?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"all the questions were standard...there were no curve balls" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read school website, amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone at the school was VERY nice, the student tour guides were very helpful and they seemed very happy to be at downstate and not too stressed" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There were no surprises-but I live nearby so I knew the neighborhood and knew about the school" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview was really nice...as mentioned he did have a list of questions and at times i felt like i was dictating answers for him to write on his notepad and had to repeat myself a few times or talk slowly so he would have time to write...he also seemed to try to re-word my answers so they would sound better to the admissions committee...the interiew was very long and be prepared to give details on all your extracurrics" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2004

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