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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
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?

8 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?

Open file

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

"What are some things about Stony Brook that you like?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If it was discovered that a med student is having sexual relations with a psych patient, what would you do if you are on the disciplinary committee?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Please give some examples of why you think ____ is a major problem in healthcare today." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website, SDN, application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Honor code system, students attitudes, early clinical exposure" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Very limited student housing on campus" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Stony Brook takes pride in admitting lots of non-traditional students" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought the interview went very well. My interviewer asked me a lot of thought provoking questions and played devil's advocate with some issues. But he was easy to talk to and genuinely interested in finding more about my background, my motivation and me as a person. " 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

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2005

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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