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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 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?

Open file

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

"So, you loved your job at Baskin Robbins?" Report Response

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

"If a student was trying to cheat off you in an exam, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"He kept asking, "is that all?" after he answered one of my questions. Made me afraid my questions were subpar." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What should the consequences be of a medical student who has sex with a psychiatric patienet? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read website, review amcas application, read up on healthcare relateed issues, this post" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people wre all very friendly, even the administration in the admissions office" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour guide didn't really do a great job of showing us the building." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would not be given a generic interview with a couple of health care and ethical questions. What i got was something totally unexpected. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very disappointed in myself. This is my first interview, but it was a lot worse than I could have and should have performed. It was great for 20 minutes until he asked if I had any questions and he said "let me give u a hint, next time you should always ask about why the school is unique". I was flustered ever since that point b/c i saw it as the interviewer basically telling me i have no shot. I think i should have prepared better questions. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/13/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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