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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

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

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

"What clinical experience do you have?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They were all standard questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"N/A" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Fleenor's book, reviewed activities, mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school's dedication to the community, and the study carrels!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Pretty short interview day." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to worry about the interview! It was very relaxed. :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I love the school and the neighborhood. The school may look a little run down on the outside but it is very nice and welcoming on the inside!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/27/2010

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 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?

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?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"More activities for interview day. Let us see the hospitals on the tour. Let us shadow classes/students for the day (even before we are accepted)." Report Response

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