Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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)?

"Tell me about this medical experience . . . basically went through the timeline of my jobs/research/extracurriculars through and since undergrad. " Report Response

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

"Any red flags?" Report Response

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

"Why NYMC?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the msot intersting/memorable case you saw while in the PICU? while in the orthopedists office?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Details about my research. She started critiquing some of the things we did. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read through my AMCAS, reviewed notes from a health care class I took" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the anatomy lab was VERY nice and didn't smell, really not that far from NYC, pretty campus, the new children's hospital is very nice, students were all friendly, LOTS of California kids" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"very dorm like apartments on campus where most everyone lives, Valhalla didn't seem all that wonderful, most students admitted they didn't get in anywhere else" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the zipper on my pants of my suit was broken! but about the interveiw . . . nothing. it helped knowing it would be only sort of open file. you bring hte interviewer your personal statement and that is all they have. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very easy interview day. Not high stress at all. The other interviewees were very firendly. It was a Jewish holiday so there were no classes, which meant hardly any students around. I was glad I stayed with a student host to get to know a few students and see the housing (that I didn't like). " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/02/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //