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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"I see you're from out-of-state. Why Stony Brook? " Report Response

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

"What would you do if a 14 year-old girl asked for an abortion? " Report Response

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

"Would you ever participate in physician assisted suicide?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about an ethical problem you may face as a doctor. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS, secondary, UofW bioethics page" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was the only person who was not a NY resident, but after meeting the students, faculty, and administrators, I definitely felt I could belong there. The people are super nice. First year clinical rotations. The human anatomy professor discovered Lucy - how cool is that?! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The construction, but I heard that everything will be completed within a year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You don't need to pay $50 for a taxi...Mrs. Acevedo was wonderful, and found me a $30 ride back to the airport" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had two interviews, one in the morning with a clinician, and one in the afternoon with a PhD. The first one was very conversational, although I felt he spent a big chunk of the time talking about himself. The second one asked me a lot of ethical questions, but it was an engaging conversation. I wish we could have spent more than 30 minutes with our interviewers! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

ISP

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/11/2007

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

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