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  • SUNY - Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (Brooklyn)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Brooklyn
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"How do you know what you want to do with your life at the age of 21?" Report Response

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

"Explain why you did not do too well on the verbal section of the MCAT." Report Response

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

"What will you have to sacrifice to be a doctor" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think a class that teaches med students compassionate care is a good idea" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you know what you want to do with your life at the age of 21?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SD, web" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview. I was grilled, but it was the style of the interviewer. I left with a very possitive feeling. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had a personal bad experience. I arrived to stay with a student, but the student never showed up. So starting there, I had a really bad impression of the school" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"SUNY is NOT close to Manhattan" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Again, awful overnight experience. After a good info session, there was a tour. One tour guide said she is always tired and lazy and sleeps a lot, so she did not seem too enthusiastic about the school. The other loved SUNY. She did a good job selling the school." 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/02/2005

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

5 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?

5 out of 10

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