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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?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"What is your opinion of drug companies in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What were your contributions to the medical team during rotations in grad school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think your PharmD will help you as a physician? How?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you pursue another degree instead of applying to medical school after your bachelor's?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, Downstate website, MSAR" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Clinical opportunities are unbelievable! You have a lot of chances to get involved with patients as early as the first year of school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities and neighborhood aren't exactly pretty. There was a huge lag time between my interview and the student tour! The other candidates and I sat around in the waiting area for over 2 hours!!!!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there's a lot of waiting time. Bring something to read!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very low stress. Dr. Liverpool (Internal Med) had reviewed my file well and was interested in my pharmacy background." Report Response

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