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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?

5 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)?

"the physician-assisted suicide question listed twice above." Report Response

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

"Why NYMC?" Report Response

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

"What can you bring to NYMC?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"My opinion on physician-assisted suicide. "If a patient asked you for this, what would you do? Would you do it?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My opinion on physician-assisted suicide. "If a patient asked you for this, what would you do? Would you do it?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studentdoctor.net, reviewed AMCAS application essay, practiced answering interview questions, did extensive background research on NYMC from their website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The anatomy lab is very very impressive. Trust me, I've worked in an anatomy lab in college! Also, I really appreciated that the student body was collaborative and that there was a lot of comradrie - the people here are not competitive and work hard together to learn together!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus is in the middle of nowhere. There is no public transportation to speak of and no "campus" to speak of. There is nothing within the community to do (i.e. no coffee shops, no stores, no entertainment, nada!). The facilities/buildings and dorms weren't that impressive to me either (but I come from a private college so maybe my standards are slightly different)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very conversational. My interviewer did a good job of putting me at ease. It was interesting to talk to him about his opinions on the medical education system." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

LGA

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?

11/01/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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