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  • New York Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Valhalla
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Just went down the list of my activities and asked me to explain." Report Response

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

"Any red flags?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How does your mom feel about you coming to NYMC?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None! It was relaxed." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewing personal statement, what I've learned through my experiences, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Valhalla is beautiful, lots of trees and what not. The campus is gorgeous, and I'm assuming it is even more so during the sunny months. I was kind of sketched out about the prison close by at first, but it's not bad at all. There is lots of security on campus. The cadaver lab is awesome...so are pretty much all the other facilities there too. Housing looks nice as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Very large class size." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To relax and have fun!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They had told me ahead of time that the interviews are closed file and the interviewer will only have my personal statement (provided by me), but my interviewer had gotten a hold of my AMCAS activities as well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

LGA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2008

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?

5 out of 10

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

3 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

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