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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your extracurricular activities." Report Response

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

"With such a good GPA why such a low MCAT score?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you do well on your MCAT's compared to your grades?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Pricton review Interview questions, friends, family, and proffesors giving me mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How happy the students were to be at Downstate." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Neighborhood." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was a very relaxed interview. No weird or strange questions. All questions came from my application." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/13/2007

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

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