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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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 choose medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about ______ (lots of questions about my ECs)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your drop in grades freshman year and how did you pick yourself back up?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me why Downstate without using info from the website." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read secondary, amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"anatomy labs, friendliness of staff and student, have student housing, clinical opportunities, focus on community service, curriculum, transcription services & podcasts" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"location (tour guides kept saying the area isn't safe and crime rates are posted on site), facilities were worn down" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that their lunch would be so crumby so I would have eaten more breakfast" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"downstate is a nice school but the area can distract you from seeing the positives" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 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?

11/05/2007

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

1 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"try to get back to students faster. they are painfully slow" Report Response

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