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  • SUNY - Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Stony Brook
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?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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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)?

"where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"based on all your previous research, will you continue in your career?" Report Response

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

"how many other schools did you apply to (tried vague, had to give a #)? why would you go to SUNYSB?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"have you always been committed to medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"if you live in new york, why do you want to go to school at stony brook?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read website, re-read 2ndary, AMCAS, SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"price (fer in-staters), facilities, (wi-fi everywhere!)happy students, very positive and nice faculty, varied and odd-ball students (lots of non-traditional students)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"long island (then again, if you gotta go to the 'burbs for four years, might as well go to the pinnacle of them all). lack of stuff to do in stony brook, you DEFINITELY need a car." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"if you interview late, the next train back to the city is @ like 4. prepare to sit around a suburban LIRR station for an hour and half." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"very positive. the LIRR trains don't match up too well w/later interview times...but, if you show up early, you can go see a lecture. afterwards came the tours,interviewed with an anatomy professor, who was SUPER nice. the tour guides seemed ok, if a bit cold at first. during the process, it came out that one of them is on the admissions committee. after that, candidates were clawing to get her attention. jeez. the interview went well; the anatopmy professor was extremely friendly, and the interview was relaxed and conversational, in no way confrontational. " Report Response

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