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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 is your greatest weakness?" Report Response

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

"What is your greatest strength?" Report Response

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

"Why Downstate? Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do we know that you will stay in medicine? (I am a non-trad, formerly in business)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website, mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"all of the students seemed to love the school and really emphasized the great clinical training they are getting" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the neighborhood directly surrounding the school is not the safest, but there is easy access to nicer areas of Brooklyn as well as Manhattan" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2008

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?

8 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?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Implement an online Status Check system" Report Response

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