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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Have you seen Borat?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself since high school. " Report Response

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

"Why did you get a C in this one class?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"An ethics question relating to insurance fraud." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the biggest weakness in your application." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions staff and interviewers were incredibly warm and sincere. Asst. Dean of Admissions personally answered our questions. School honor code. Students seem non-competitive and friendly. 4 students to a cadaver. Part of larger graduate health sciences student body. Facility is integrated with hospital and classrooms. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Its a state school, so facilities are sometimes on the verge of decrepitude." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the hospital building is incredibly goofy-looking." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewed with an MS2 and a faculty member. They could not have been nicer. The admissions office was very comfortable and the tour was very candid. They did not waste our time. The atmosphere of the interviews was relaxed. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2006

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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