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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"how did you prepare for the mcat" Report Response

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

"you realize that orthopedic surgery will require high grades and high board scores (said with a condescending tone as if he thought i wouldnt be able to)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the most interesting case you saw in your internships?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website (which is absurd), reviewed AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the wireless internet in the dorms and library " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"where should i start...the location, the people, the facilities, the tour, the dorm, the lunch, kings county hospital, the travel" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the location is scary, the facilities are horrible" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the guy called me in, didnt even introduce himself or even tell me to sit down, and started with "tell me about yourself." half-way through one of my responses, he answered a phone call and talked for about 3 minutes. interview lasted about 20 minutes and i felt cheated. he asked me three times if my parents were doctors or if anyone in my family was a doctor.....DONT LET THE GREEN SMILEY FACES FOOL YOU...DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME COMING TO THIS INTERVIEW" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/20/2004

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