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  • New York Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Valhalla
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What extracurricular activities did you do in high school?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go here? Traditional education schedule (normal 1st year and abnormal 2nd), small group studies 2nd year, progressive-first college to graduate female. " Report Response

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

"Is there anything else you want to tell me? I prepared for this question by driving home a few qualities about myself. Leadership, ability, caring." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the problems with healthcare in the US? (I talked about access, malpractice insurance, and for-profit insurers)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Healthcare: A clinical approach (is an awesome short textbook with graphs, charts, etc.), mock interviews (essential)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly. I liked the student tour guides. One of the students said she interviewed on April 25th, was waitlisted and got accepted on July 3rd. That was nice to hear since I interviewed so late. My interviewer practiced what I want to practice. Coincidence...probably. Good cafe food." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The med school lectures seemed like they were held in a sauna. The school seems really small (2 buildings) compared to a campus with undergrads." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Check the train schedule! I waited an hour to get back to the city." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewer asked me to start from the beginning...okay...luckily I had done some mock interviews to prepare for open-ended Qs. She wrote down everything I said so I didn't have to give her much eye contact. She was from New York, therefore pleasant and a little blunt if you come from Cali. New York is great. The New York caricatures in the movies bear resemblance to the actual people...funny accents." Report Response

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