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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you study?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your spare time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None, my interviewer asked about my research and when I tried to explain it, he snapped and said that he knew that already." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, but my interviewer was unfriendly and impatient." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I had an interview a week before so I was already prepared." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The other interviewees were friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day was disorganized. We sat around in a room for over two hours with no one, but one person to greet us. Also, the buildings are old and residence halls are too expensive considering their condition." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That this was going to be a waste of time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Revamp the interview process." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2008

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

1 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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"There is too much of a lag between the post- interview and the tour. Also, an information session wo" Report Response

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