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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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)?

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

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

"What do you think will be your biggest challenge in medical school?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a memorable emergency room experience?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Much more of a conversation than bullet points, but 1 question I remember/liked: "Talk about an emergency room experience that was truly memorable"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what do you want me to tell the admssions committee about you? (the more mundane the question, the more difficult it is)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Contacted student. Website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"1) Combo of great research and clinical focus/training. 2) Cost 3) Location (near city, but far from city) 4)I liked the people I was interviewing with. There was a diverse population of students. Older people (with kids). Blacks, Hispanics, Asians." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I thought the building is a little ugly (70's), but besides my aesthetic sensibility being offended nothing really. I also didn't like the need for a car. (I hate driving)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I like who the University Hospital serves. All strata of society are there, which is great. It doesn't just serve a posh clientelle like some of the new york city schools. Or an exclusively underserved population." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was extremely positive. My interviewer was great. She was down to earth, friendly and inviting questions. The assistant dean spoke to out group at the end of day. I liked her candor about the admissions process. I better get into this school, it really was for me. " Report Response

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