Very Easy Interview
I applied in-person and interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
Interview Details – Volunteer work, good GRE scores
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in May 2011.
Interview Details – One interviewer grill you for about a hour.
I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in July 2010.
Interview Details – 1:1 interview with Program Director and Associate DIrector. Standard questions: Why our program?, What are your plans? Why are you the right candidate?
Negotiation Details – no
The process took a day - interviewed at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in February 2010.
Interview Details – The MD/PhD interview day consisted of four one-hour interviews, three by faculty and one by a current student. It is not MSTP, which means funding comes from other sources other than NIH. Honestly, these one-hour interviews are just draining and painful--what more can you talk about yourself in an hour? In addition, researchers don't seem very enthusiastic about their research--funding issue perhaps?
Interview Question – Tell me about your research. View Answer
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