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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

2

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 Stony Brook?" Report Response

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

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

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you write about X in your essay?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Suppose you were treating a woman whose family has a history of breast cancer. She's under the age of 40 and her insurance doesnt want to pay for a preventative mammogram. Would you lie and say you felt a lump to get her the mammo you know she needs?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"re read AMCAS and my secondary essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilites were much nicer than I thought they would be for a state school. Plus the hospital in doubling in size and the new wing will be open in about 2 years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That one of my interviewers would ask me a bucnh of rhetorical questions like how many children do I have? where do they live? etc. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewers were a Phd Biochemist and a Pediatrician. I thought that in general it went very well and that I connected well with both of them. They both had things to mention during the interview that they loved about my ECs and essays. They did not make any negative comments about my application. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2006

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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