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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 Stony Brook?" Report Response

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

"Why Medicine?" Report Response

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

"Ethical question about lying to an insurance company to get a treatment for a patient who couldn't afford it otherwise." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing in particular. The first interview was conversational and relaxed. The second interviewer was abrasive and blunt." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you believe something that is wrong? (He implied I was foolish to be religious because of archeological evidence disproving it)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN feedback, school website, reread my applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It seemed laid back and friendly. The students seemed to really be happy with the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was construction, and things seemed spread out and confusing to get around." 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?

4-6 hours

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?

11/20/2008

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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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