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  • SUNY - Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (Brooklyn)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Brooklyn, NY
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?

30 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 was the most interesting question?

"none" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over amcas, sdn" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"good clinical training. you'll see a lot of different things at kings county hospital the dorm is right across the school and it has a nice gym in the basement w/swimming pool" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"facilities are by far the worst i've ever seen. lecture hall was falling apart. anatomy lab was just as run-down as the surrounding neighborhood." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"bring a bullet-proof vest (j/k, but i've heard some crazy stories)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall the interview itself was not stressful. director of admissions (who is very nice, maybe too nice) was pretty firm about not giving stress interviews for admission. but there was an INCREDIBLE amount of downtime. basically they wanted me to come in at 9am for my interview. the interview ended up coming about an hour late and i finished around 10:30 or so. the tour/lunch did not start until 12:30. so we just sat there in waiting room for basically 2 hours watching this video about the history of brooklyn and how wondeful it is to live there. the tape actually ended and we ended up watching the damned thing twice. i fell asleep waiting. so overall, the interview day seemed extremely disorganized." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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