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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"What fields of medicine interest you?" Report Response

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

"Do you see education as being part of your future career?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The interviewer was interested in knowing more about my hobbies." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How were you a different student as a post-bacc compared to you as an undergrad?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I went over my application and read over the SUNY Dowstate site. I also prepared for expected questions by taking notes down on my thoughts." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are laid back and seem pretty content. Everyone kept raving about how the clinical preparation there is great because they get to do so much as med students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Do NOT wear uncomfortable shoes. I was nearly tearing during the tour." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was well organized. Staff and students answered our questions and showed us around. The interview itself was pleasant." 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2007

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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