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

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 mcat? " Report Response

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

"Describe a stressful situation; how did you cope?" Report Response

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

"Please expound on one of your extracuriculars describing your level of involvent, leadership etc. Others I remember: Why downstate? How do you study (big chunks or spread out)? Do you know what specialty you are interested in? Nothing regarding ethics or anything out of left field." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe your clinical experience (only because I have very little)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student doctor, review my AMCAS (important, they do question you about it)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone seems to enjoy the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities could definatley use improving" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Met with the doctor, he asked a few basic questions (why downstate). Basic structure is we chatted a bit, then he'd go into the specific questions that he was supposed to ask (these don't vary student to student) and we'd chat a bit on tangents when it occurred." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/27/0006

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

7 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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