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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"What do you consider as an academic strength/weakness?" Report Response

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

"Do you have an hesitations in going into medical school?" Report Response

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

"What will you do if you don't get into any medical schools this year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think you can call the shots?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS, Mock Interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How much clinical experience you get, the proximity of everything to the dorms, how friendly the admissions staff was (they personally escort you to where you need to go)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the traffic is horrible in the morning (busy area), the neighborhood isn't THAT bad but it's still a bad place to be especially at night, 8 people to a body, there is basically NOTHING in the area except for a Key Food and a Duane Reade -_-" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that there was nothing for you to do outside of the admissions building if you arrive early" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All the interviewers had a list of questions to ask you. Some went down the list and just asked you questions. For me, my interviewer asked questions in a little more conversational tone. He was relatively nice but grilling me at the same time. Still relaxed, so nothing major to worry about. " 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?

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?

03/04/2008

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?

4 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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