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  • New York University Grossman School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
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?

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?

Open file

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

"Please describe the conflicts you had with your parents as a child." Report Response

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

"How did you manage to put yourself through school without familial financial support." Report Response

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

"Describe why you are a "different" kind of non-traditional student rather than the cookie cutter type: the kind that graduates from UG and works for a few years then decides that medicine is their calling." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One of the questions asked me to do a Fruedian analysis on my own familial situation. It was quite interesting since my interviewer was a psychiatrist. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There were absolutely no difficult questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Pre-med office at school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING! Students, faculty, attendings, residents, everyone was there during the luncheon. We had the privilage to eat with many of the faces of NYU and all had great things to say about NYU. Def a top choice for me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities seem a bit old. The lecture halls were downstairs in a basement with the anatomy labs. But this is trivial. I've seen worse at other schools. One has to remember that NYU has a long history and tradition behind it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This interview was my third interview and probably the best. I heard mixed reviews from other interviewees that day. I, personally had an excellent interviewer. Others, claim that they did not have as pleasant of an experience. I guess it all depends on who you get. The big picture: NYU's positives balance out all the very trivial negatives I mentioned. Oh, Btw, It's located in the capital of the world: NYC!" Report Response

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