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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?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Specific questions regarding my ECs. I see that you did ___, could you elaborate?" Report Response

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

"Question regarding a project I did for a professor that he mentioned in a letter of recommendation to me, was not mentioned anywhere else in my application. Sort of threw me off! Fortunately I had recently reread the paper I wrote on it because it had a lot of fun facts about current healthcare stats in it." Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Interesting ethical situational questions regarding in vitro fertilization, the high cost, and the inability for doctors to dispense medicine in the state of NY (only pharmacists are allowed to do this)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read these questions, read through my personal statement and application. Might be useful to review any work you have done for professors that you have had write you a letter of recommendation as this could come up if they mentioned the project in your letter!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Super friendly staff and students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Expensive for OOS, yikes!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"more about the programs offered at the school/ specific research areas I may be interested in" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great place, nice people, beautiful suburbs. Expensive tuition, but overall I really enjoyed interview day. Not intimidating at all. In general just know your application very well and you should do fine!" 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

LGA (don't use this airport) either fly to MacArthur or JFK, LGA kinda sucks.

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Garden Hilton Inn on campus, nice but expensive

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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?

7 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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