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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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)?

"How did you prepare for the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"How do you study?" Report Response

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

"What specialty are you considering?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why medicine? My interviewer did not believe nor understand my response." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed AMCAS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were enthusiastic and eager to answer questions. They seemed very grounded and sincere." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviewer would be rude and confrontational." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had an interviewer with a psychiatrist who ''likes to interrupt''. Horrible experience. She looked at my AMCAS and ripped my life to shreds. I was emotionally damaged for weeks afterward. I went on interviews at 8 other schools and this was BY FAR the worst." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

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