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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 do you think about the role of technology in medicine?" Report Response

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

"How did you contribute to your publications?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything else you want me to know?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where else did you apply? (The interviewer picked me up from the conference room to the interview location, and this question came up on our way there)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your thoughts on euthanasia? (PSA: I didn't prepare for any ethics question going in, and this definitely took me by surprise. Still, I ended up getting in. Moral of the story: if you get a difficult question, just stay calm and be honest, and don't overthink it afterwards. Even if you didn't do so well, other parts of your application may very well balance things out.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, prepared for common interview questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"There is a student group that does magic for kids!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"None." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The admissions is within the hospital." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It's an extremely laid-back day." 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Danfords

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/9/2017

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 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

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"There was a long delay between my submission of all application materials and getting the application complete email, probably because the admissions office does everything manually. It caused a little bit anxiety. I hope the admissions can consider switching to an automatic portal service like what other schools do in the future." Report Response

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