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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

Open file

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

"What was your favorite part of Peru" Report Response

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

"Did you notice any personality differences between the neurologists and the urologists you worked for" Report Response

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

"Why are you choosing to become a doctor rather than a scientist" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked all about my travels to Peru and Brazil" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult, the most difficult was the age old "why do you want to become a doctor?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reading sdn, downstate website, reading over my amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer was so wonderful to talk to and spoke very highly of the students and faculty. We had a really great conversation and I felt completely at ease." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the facilities were a bit dingy, but they were all functional" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

" " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Dr. Furchgott, who discovered NO as a signaling molecule in the human body and who won the nobel prize for that research, was a professor at downstate and did research there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/13/2005

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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