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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"What was the most difficult thing you have gone through?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any specific memory from your summer shadowing job?" Report Response

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

"Do you have an iPod?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Most questions were straight off of the infamous ''Question sheet''. We got off topic and spoke about the recent Yankees demise and the overabundance of iPods in America." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Referring to my mom's desire to enter nursing... ''Don't you find it unusual that someone jewish would enter the field of nursing?''... What?!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions staff was awesome. They took you to your interviewer." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tour guides seemed totally apathetic about their school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How I had no reason to be nervous(this was my first interview). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview. I was very nervous the first few minutes and I think it was pretty apparent to my interviewer as we went off topic and spoke about the Yankees. After that I feel I was comfortable and back to being myself. My next interview I'll definitely be more relaxed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Discouraging

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2006

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

4 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?

6 out of 10

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