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  • SUNY - Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (Brooklyn)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Brooklyn
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research/job?" Report Response

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

"What have you improved since last application(I'm a reapplicant)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you look for when choosing medical schools?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Very specific questions about much of my transcript." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedbacks mostly, and my secondary essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Has a diverse patient population in the surrounding areas." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Pretty poor facilities." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewer was so serious and knowledgeable! Hard to say how I did." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview lasted quite a while, probably close to 90 minutes." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

LGA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/22/2009

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?

5 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?

2 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 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?

"It's better not to hold interviews at the room adjacent to the holding room, we can hear everything" Report Response

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