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  • SUNY - Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (Brooklyn)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Brooklyn
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

Open file

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

"How did you prepare for the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"Have you been to Brooklyn?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What have you learned from living all over the world?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN questions, school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiasm of the tour guides, they were really happy to be there. The neighborhood is really diverse." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The building kinda sucks but you know that. The area's probably dangerous late at night so just be smart about it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing new" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was pretty cool to see the campus. I had heard about Downstate and how they serve alot of the underpriveliged and underserved community around them. The interviewers were really happy they chose downstate and really encouraging to us since we interviewed first round." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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?

Train or subway

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?

09/27/2006

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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