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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"What are your red flags?" Report Response

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

"Explain these extracurricular activity." Report Response

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

"Why NYMC?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN,read NYMC website, reviewed AMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"facilities, housing provided and relatively cheap ($600/month includes everything except phone), free parking on campus, curriculum (trimesters with 2 major classes each trimester)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"location (pretty rural), COST, how slow they said it would take for them to give a decision (10 weeks!!!), capmus housing reminded me of living in dorms in college and I dont want that again" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"NYMC has little signs of being Catholic (I would call it a loose association), there isn't a whole lot to do in Valhalla or nearby" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"45 min interview, times are either 9:45, 10:30 or 11:15. One on one interview, closed file. Asked questions about application and personal statement so know these both well. Some interviewers read amcas essay ahead of time, some read it afterwards. Bring two copies of amcas essay (personal statement) to interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Fairfield Inn-Spring Valley/Nanuet

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/24/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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