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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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 NYMC? Why not a school in Michigan (my home state)?" Report Response

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

"Describe an ethical issue facing medicine today (followed by moral/ethics questions above)." Report Response

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

"What is the biggest problem facing medicine today and how would you fix it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had 2 patients waiting for a kidney transplant, both would die without it, were the exact same age, gender, etc, etc, except one could pay for the procedure and one couldn't, who would you give the kidney to and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the difference between morals and ethics?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed notes from medical ethics class, NYMC website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The anatomy labs are GORGEOUS; on the 4th floor, with cathedral ceilings and skylights - not at all like the dungeon/horror-movie-esque labs at other schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer seemed very dry. The interview was question/answer, and he seemed to interrupt my responses. It was not conversational at all, which has been my experience at other schools." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"See negative impressions above." 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn, Elmsford, NY

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/25/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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