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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Any leadership experiences?" Report Response

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

"How will your job/ activities/ past expereinces translate to your medical school expereince?" Report Response

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

"What gets you going?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Any leadership expereince? Admisions wrote down questions for the interviewer to ask me on my file." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What specialty do you want to do, and why ? How do you cut back and de-stress?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Sdn, Answering basic interview questions at home, reading up on SUNY Downstate" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Have this quasi-MPH course ''the essentials of clinical medicine'', Schoolhas own dorms on campus, right across the street from Kings county hospital, students do a lot of PBL courses, lectures are podcasted" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lecture hall was a little old but looked adequate. Gym was a prison wieght room. Girls wouldnt like using it" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Essentials of clinical medicine, PBL learning, 8 students per cadaver" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Left with a positive impression of the school, students, and faculty. Local area sux but so does inner city New Haven (Yale) and Princeton." 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?

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?

03/21/2007

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?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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