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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 study for the mcats? did you think the test was fair? " Report Response

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

"has anyone tried to dissuade you from going into medicine? " Report Response

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

"why do you think a background in public health is important in a medical career?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you like to see healthcare change in the future?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"no real hard questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website, read over amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how enthusiastic the students were, the early clinical exposure (Kings County) and student-run clinic" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"old, shoddy looking buildings. not such a great neighborhood" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall - it was a positive experience. i think they have a list of questions they have to ask (like ''how did you study for the mcats?'') students seemed to be happy, not really stressed out. lots of opportunity to get involved in and around school. there was a bit of a lag time between the end of the tour and actual interview (i had 1.5 hours to kill). otherwise, good" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/14/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"try to schedule the interview so that there is less waiting time, or provide interviewees with thing" Report Response

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