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  • New York Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Valhalla
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?

8 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Any red flags - everyone is asked this" Report Response

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

"Anything else you want me to tell the admissions committee?" Report Response

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

"As a native Californian, why would you want to come to NY?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I wasn't really asked specific questions - I talked a little about my personal statement and my activities. My interviewer and I made sure she understood each of my activities." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read through SDN, interview feedback, AMCAS and all secondary apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location: the school is in a small, pretty town in a nice area (except for the prison) but still only 35-45 minutes away from Manhattan by train. The dorms are right across the street and are pretty inexpensive; you can do your rotations during 3rd and 4th year at practically any hospital " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The only part that sucked was the weather - it was 30-something degrees and rainy (what can I say, I'm a socal girl)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There's a lot of downtime, so if it's raining, bring something to do!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I drove through the campus the day before my interview to check it out. Dr. Sullivan (the dean for admissions) interviewed me, and I felt very comfortable with her. Our interview was very conversational, and I felt that she knew me by the end of it. It's too bad it was raining because I would have liked to have seen more of the campus, like the hospitals, etc." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

EWR

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Ardsley Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/01/2007

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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