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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 am i the best candidate for med school" Report Response

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

"What are you doing in your year off" Report Response

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

"Any red flags? (things in your application that need further explanation)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Pick an ethical issue facing doctors (i didn't even have to explain that much about it)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How have you improved your application in the year off." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"AMCAS, essays, student doctor forums, mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"For an old school, very modern facilities. Got to sit in on a lecture, and enjoyed the teacher. The Anatomy lab really is THAT nice. All the students i met seemed quite happy with the school. There is one hour free time during the interview day to walk around campus. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location sucks. There's nothing to do around campus, which might actually be a good thing. Also, the dorms are pretty lousy. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is nowhere to get anything to eat while your staying there, maybe bring a snack unless you want to order delivery. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought i'd be unhappy with this school based on previous comments, but i walked away very impressed. Get this, they were showing the Vagina Monologues that weekend. The students were all friendly and happy, the teachers and faculty were real helpful. I actually liked the place. It was also nice to hear that the "catholic tradition" is a very very small part of the school. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/24/2005

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

6 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?

6 out of 10

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