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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why med school? Why downstate? Describe yourself. How did you prepare for MCAT? " Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 yrs? What happens if you theoretically don't become a physician?" Report Response

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

"Made me talk extensively about my research. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you deserve a spot in the class?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"He wanted to know details about my research, and he went through every single part of my application." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced the obvious questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school, despite its poor facilities and location, really prepares its students well for the world of medicine. The clinical experience is supposedly superb, the patient population is so diverse that you will see everything and anything, and you will actually be active in treating patients. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much. I already expected poor facilities and location." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"parking is a little tricky." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Informative. Relaxed. The guy just wanted to know the essentials." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/06/2006

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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