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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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?

2

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)?

"LOTS of ethical questions" Report Response

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

"a few questions about the healthcare system" Report Response

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

"VERY specific questions related to my application" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you had 90 seconds to obtain parental consent for a blood transfusion for a child who would die without it, and the parents refused based on their religion?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you say to a patient who was paralyzed from the neck down, had no living family, and felt that life was no longer worth living?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, reviewed AMCAS, school website " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students were incredibly happy, faculty seemed interested in student's lives, friendliness of admissions staff, opportunities for research and international electives, interesting university hospital, students able to pursue lots of interests outside of medicine." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that I would really like Stony Brook!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two one hour interviews, one with a student and one with a faculty member. Lunch and tour with medical students. Everyone was very nice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

10/05/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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