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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"What kind of leadership experience do you have?" Report Response

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

"Have you considered any other career options other than medicine? (Then after I answered research) What career would you want to pursue if there there were no health care positions or research positions open?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 20 years? Where do you think your medical career will take you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were forming a medical school, describe how it would be. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, read this forum, read a packet with example interview questions, prepared questions to ask the interviewers " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly everyone was, how close the students seem to be, how well prepared for boards and residency the students are " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No campus map from the website to find my way to the right building, no directions for people if they are being dropped off (only gave directions to the parking garage, where there was no drop-off location), how unhelpful the garage guards were in guiding us. I had to be dropped off by the parking garage and then I took some random rusty stairway to the hospital. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Where the drop-off location was located" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/18/2008

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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