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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

Closed file

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

"What speciality are you interested in and why?" Report Response

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

"How do you relate to the rest of your family?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think you will bring to NYMC? How does NYMC relate to your future goals?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your red flags?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN,AMCAS review, interview prep book" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"amazing anatamy lab (best of 7 interviews), exceptional board scores, 19 hospitals in which to do rotations including Westchester Med Center (1000 + bed major hospital serving 5 million people), major academic hospitals in Manahattan if you want, brand new innovative peds hospital on campus, prosimty to NYC, research during 1st summer if you want (research not as lacking as everyone tries to make it seem , 45+ million in funding with a grad school of 200 students), international opportunities for the summer if you want. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dorms on campus, living off campus may leave some feeling left out. Not many non traditionals" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How good a school NYMC is. No one chooses it over their state school because of cost but for those who dont get into their state school NYMC is a great option." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewer was very nice. Closed file interviews are annoying because you just rehash your AMCAS with a little more in depth explanation" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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?

$301-$400

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2005

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

3 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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