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  • Valhalla
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?

9 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?

Closed file

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor? Why New York Medical College?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about: a) your family, b) your research (in-depth) and Master's program, and c) your clinical experience (asked me clinical questions relavant to what I discussed in my essay)" Report Response

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

"Discuss: a) an ongoing issue in health care and b) an ongoing controversy in health care." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"No questions really stood out; it was a casual yet in-depth discussion of my expereinces and my endeavor to become a physician." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Discuss a health care controversy. Not to hard if you follow up with the media but one of the more trick questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, School Webpage, and speaking to friends who I knew interviewed there." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly the students, faculty, and staff were; and how the students genuinely seemed to really like the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The hospital was not included in the tour and the school is located in an area where owning a car is a necessity. However, Valhalla is very close to New York City." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is a prison located near the campus; although this is not too big of a problem to me as the campus seemed safe." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the school had very nice facilities and all the people I met were very welcoming and friendly. My interviewer was also friendly and easy to talk to. All my interview anxiety disappeared witihin a few minutes of beginning my interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/22/2004

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