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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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 would you want me to say to the admissions board on your behalf?" Report Response

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

"How did you study for the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"specific question 1" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, reread primary, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone was helpful/pleasant, great anatomy lab, the city is great, everyone attests to good clinical experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"some immediately surrounding neighborhoods are sketchy." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"don't be so stressed." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"everyone was kind and laid back. a little anecdote...I went to the campus the day before to check it out and an administrator came up to me, introduced himself, answered questions, showed me around. the anatomy lab looks awesome. students/tour guides were nice. textbook urban setting but great clinical experience. interview was more like a conversation and time flew by." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

jfk

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

bed and breakfast

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2009

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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