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  • New York Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Valhalla
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"what/who influenced your desire to go into medicine?" Report Response

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

"how did you choose your undergraduate school?" Report Response

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

"how did you choose your majors?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"why did you choose this particular method over the other? (regarding some research i had done)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"why didn't you apply earlier? (i graduated from undergrad in 2000)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over AMCAS, SDN, handbook, website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the anatomy lab is beautiful (well, as beautiful as an anatomy lab can be). lecture halls are pretty nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the area is pretty desolate, though it is a quick drive from other parts of westchester and nyc, if you have a car." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the coffee there is supposed to be pretty good." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my interviewer seemed generally unimpressed with me, and was somewhat unenthusiastic about the school as well. he kept questioning my desire to pursue medicine, so i found myself repeatedly defending my decision. he also kept me for over an hour, making me late to the tour, but that wasn't a big deal." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2005

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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