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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"Tell me about your sexual assault counseling experiences." Report Response

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

"You seem like a soft spoke person, how have you handled all of the leadership positions you've worked in the past?" Report Response

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

"Tell me how you study, how did you study for the MCAT?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me a little about your experience with Myers-Briggs, and how you've used it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There were no difficult questions, the interview was more of a conversation than a question and answer event." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School website, SDN and questions from other interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The early clinical experience is key for me. I was truly impressed by how much background knowledge my interviewer had about me. This was the first interview I'd been to where my interviewer had such indepth knowledge about both my AMCAS and secondary applications and had meaningful questions to ask about my experiences. I was also impressed by the student center and the library. The guides were excited and had lots of positive things to say. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school is a little run down. The neighborhood does take some getting used to." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a very positive interview experience. The interview was very laid back and my interviewer was well versed in my application before I arrived. Nothing out of the norm, I liked the information packet they hand out, there was some good information available to students. I was a little intimidated by the area, it will take some getting used to." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

LGA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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