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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"I took a roman lit class (also 5 yr ago, my soph yr) and he asked me to speak about it." Report Response

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

"Why Stony Brook? When I said I felt it was relaxed, not ultra competitive, he said it was, just like any other med sch..." Report Response

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

"What leadership experiences have you had?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I am a soccer coach, and he asked how I have dealt with problem parents." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I took a music course my soph yr of college (5 yrs ago), and he asked who my favorite composer was." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"AMCAS, reread application, browsed website, spoke with a friend who is a student" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students were very laid back, eager to asnwer questions and endorse the school, appeared to have free time" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"blah-ness of Stony Brook" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very good - first interview a little stressful, asked VERY specific questions regarding my application and courses, second one was great - very laid back" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

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?

10/15/2006

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

8 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?

5 out of 10

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