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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 do you do to relax/out of class?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the classes you're taking." Report Response

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

"So, if you came to downstate, where would you live?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None. Nothing from the ''sheet'' just talked." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. Didn't even ask me why med/why downstate." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Early and strong clinical exposure." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities, organization of the admissions and tour." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Like the other 11/20 interviewee--was not impressed by admissions office. They kept us waiting a lot and the tour was very disorganized. My interview was good, but filled with plenty of awkward pauses: he would just stop talking, but he didn't ask a question so I didn't really have anything to say." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/20/2006

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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