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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

40 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?

Open file

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

"did you work while attending school?" Report Response

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

"your grades were not stellar, what happened in semester of ....?" Report Response

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

"do you shampoo or use conditioner? (joke) have you done any research? Alex F." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Most of the questions were typical interview questions, such as why a physician? is your family supportive? waht happened in that class? no question really sticks out right now, they were all common." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"it was hard to explain the grades, and what experiences perpetuated your desire to become a physician. I was not expecting that; in my opinion, i thought that the question that asked your reason for becoming a doctor was suffice enough." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked over my applications and the school website like everyone else, I prayed to the lord to help me speak the king james's english, because i tend to use slang, fortunately, i did'nt happen" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I liked the fact that it had a sauna and a jacuzzi i think. the recreational facilities were equipped with everything from wieghts to a punching bag. the students were down to earth, they did'nt try to hide anything. they told us that books were not needed, all the notes were given in class and on website, if needed be you can use college books for reference." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I can't think anything negative about the school, i liked it alot, i hope i get in. praise him!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"if you are late, and it is trully not your fault, you won;'t be penalized for it, as long as you apologize. (I was 30 minutes late, traffic, and gettign lost)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was really nice, my nervousness went from a 7 to a 3, because my interviewer made me feel comfortable, i came out gleaming from ear to ear, but you never know." Report Response

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