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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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)?

"Alot of it was expanding of stuff found in my amcas...such as tell me more about x extracurricular activity?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family and community you were raised in?" Report Response

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

"Where else have you interviewed an what would make you come to our school over others?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What does you last name mean?...I had no clue" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If a person in the emergency room needed a blood transfusion to live but refused to take one due to religious belief, would you respect her beliefs and watch her die?...I know you have to respect your patients belief but it was hard for me to say out lould "yes, I would let the patient die"...which was the answer my interviewer was looking for" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"student doctor.net and read over my amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how great my interviewer was, how happy the students were, the fact that the students had free time, that everything was in one building so you never have to go outside in the cold" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the anatomy lab was nice yet standard, the activity that all the student seem to find entertaining in ping pog, the stucture of the school is confusing, the room numbers are not in order" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that I didnt have to go outside for the tour because everything to see was in one building, that the drive would only take one hour rather than the two hour drive I assumed" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school seem like a great nuturing place. The staff and student seem very happy to be there. My interview was really amazing. It was very conversational and I felt like I really bonded with my interviewer. I got an acceptance letter a week later that was dated the day after my interview. I would definetly feel content going to this school if I did not get into a school with a better name." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/06/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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