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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"What do you think of Brooklyn?" Report Response

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

"You were a bio major. Why is your bio MCAT your lowest (not that low, just PS and V were better)." Report Response

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

"Describe one of your experiments at work; your hypothesis and how you tested it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What I thought of Bourbon Street in New Orleans." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult. very conversation" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed secondary, AMCAS, mock interview with physician" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"nothing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed. Student tour for 30 minutes. The facilities were fine, nothing great or terrible. The neighborhood isn't that bad, there is just nothing to do in the close vicinity. The admissions office does a good job of pairing you with a doctor in a similar field to your interests/experience (I work in a myeloma research lab and was interviewed by a hem/onc phd). " 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?

Out of 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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