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Touro University - College of Osteopathic Medicine Mare Island
Touro University - College of Osteopathic Medicine Mare Island
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Touro University - College of Osteopathic Medicine Mare Island (TUCOM-CA)
Osteopathic Medical School
Vallejo, CA
  • SDN RANKING 1
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 5 297 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS 1 10 Responses

Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $33,000
  • Non - Resident Tuition $33,000
  • Application Fee $100
  • AVG MCAT 31.1
  • AVG GPA 3.4
  • LIZZYM™ Score 65.1

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Admissions Information

  • Office of Admissions Mare Island
  • 1310 Johnson Lane
  • Vallejo, CA 94592
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

TUCOM prepares students to become outstanding osteopathic physicians who uphold the values, philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine and who are committed to primary care and the holistic approach to the patient. The College advances the profession and serves its students and society through innovative education, research and community service.

Curriculum

The curriculum of TUCOM-CA stresses the interdependence of the biological, clinical, behavioral and social sciences. Emphasis is on the education of physicians for primary care medicine and the specific roles of osteopathic principles in the maintenance of health and treatment of disease. The TUCOM-CA curriculum is a continuously evolving educational program designed and developed by the faculty to meet the ever changing demands of medical education and the mission of TUCOM. New courses and changes in existing course work are initiated by the faculty in their respective departments and are approved by the Curriculum Committee and the Dean.

Facilities

Touro Student Life website: http://www.tustudentlife.com/index.php

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 177
Negatively 63
No change 5

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.73 281

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.51 177

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Make the secondary application more eco-friendly" -Posted 05/09/2014 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Make your application online!" -Posted 10/21/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Create an online application." -Posted 10/12/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Lynn Huckle in the admissions office is super nice! She always responded to my emails promptly too." -Posted 05/11/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep up the good work.:))" -Posted 02/25/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Please explain more about 3/4 yr rotation options. I understand you are advocating for the MPH dual degree but how does completing that program fit with rotation years? Perhaps display a model or poster of what the school will look like after renovations also. It's hard to envision the finished product with words." -Posted 11/08/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nice interview day." -Posted 03/21/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do more electronic applications, instead of snail mail. It saves paper & it's faster. But Dr. Haight was awesome & really helpful on interview day!" -Posted 01/26/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"They need to enable applicants to send secondaries electronically." -Posted 11/25/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Don't spend 45 minutes and most of the literature on the MPH program. Few people care." -Posted 11/10/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Go electronic, if not, please be nicer when students call." -Posted 11/03/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The admissions office is wonderful on interview day. Though, I'd note that the secondary application" -Posted 05/02/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"None, Dr. Haight was remarkable. Don't let him retire!" -Posted 04/27/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Seemed a little unorganized and rushed in the middle of the day" -Posted 04/02/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I liked how at other school's interviews we had the names of our interviewers in the material given" -Posted 02/10/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"skip the useless cancer tx presentation, have less downtime." -Posted 12/27/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Spruce the place up. It look so shabby and thrown together. Not a very reassuring sight." -Posted 12/27/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Don't send secondaries in a Brown envelope. It does not look very professional. Overall, they did" -Posted 12/20/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Online resources- currently just by mail" -Posted 12/08/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish the dean of the program would have had time to speak to us about the mission of the school, t" -Posted 10/07/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Treat others with respect and integrity." -Posted 04/15/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"None. Dr. Haight and Ms. Huckle were both fantastic and everything ran very smoothly." -Posted 04/13/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"none" -Posted 03/02/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep up the good work!!" -Posted 01/17/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"None. The admissions staff was extremely nice." -Posted 01/17/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Ease off the MPH selling. It's a bit much. Personally an MBA program would be of more use than an MP" -Posted 12/11/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Requiring a $2500 deposit within 2 weeks should be eliminated." -Posted 12/01/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

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

"How do you handle anxiety? (Specific to my work experience in an ER)" -Posted 02/08/2015 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to go into osteopathic medicine?" -Posted 11/12/2014 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What difficulty have you overcame, and how did you change?" -Posted 10/16/2014 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think will be the biggest challenge for you in medical school?" -Posted 05/09/2014 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your most special volunteer experience?" -Posted 05/26/2013 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have a support system (family and friends) in California? (I'm from Boston)" -Posted 02/25/2013 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you expect out of me as a professor?" -Posted 05/03/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain "why D.O." without using the word "holistic"" -Posted 12/11/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think makes a good leader?" -Posted 10/21/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How have your experiences led you to believe that you can be a good physician?" -Posted 10/12/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"They only asked me ONE question. "Why medidine/DO/TUCOM?" Pissed me off. You're seriously going to base everything off of one answer?" -Posted 10/05/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Since I'm from Texas, they asked me why I didn't want to go to TCOM." -Posted 05/11/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is something at your college that you didn't like? / What major adjustments are you most worried about for medical school and how will you deal with it?" -Posted 02/17/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What negative experiences have you had with doctors?" -Posted 11/08/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you come to choose your (humanities) major, and how did that lead to your post-graduate work?" -Posted 10/10/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Everything is related to your application (mostly your extracurriculars, jobs, etc.) and connecting it to Osteopathic Medicine. Although some did not like the style of the interview, this interview is really about speaking from your heart. Don't B.S. and don't blabber, and you'll do fine in the interview portion." -Posted 04/14/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"A long-winded version of what was an obstacle you overcame in a group and how?" -Posted 03/21/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"how would you explain what you would do as an osteopathic physician to someone who didn't know what a D.O. was?" -Posted 03/10/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your summer in Panama." -Posted 02/25/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is one thing you would change about healthcare & what would you like to do about it? (smth like that)" -Posted 01/26/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DO? Did the doctor you shadowed do OMM? Why Touro?" -Posted 01/25/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"As a history major, do you see a difference in how you approach history and how you'd approach medicine?" -Posted 12/14/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What qualities do you look for in a doctor? If you were a resident with 50 patients all to yourself, how would you be 'personable' with all of them?" -Posted 11/10/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you in 20-30 years when you're no longer passionate about medicine?" -Posted 11/03/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you prepared to handle the pressure and information overload that medical school brings?" -Posted 05/02/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions specific to my file, research, courses taken, essay experiences." -Posted 04/27/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"All questions will be related to your application. Be ready to talk specifics about volunteering, shadowing, working, grades, MCATs, and significant events in your life. Also get comfortable talking about low points in your application like MCATs and GPA. A lot of people in my group got asked "How did you improve your MCAT score so much in 3 months" or "You were persistent in taking your MCATs, how would you have done things differently"" -Posted 04/02/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you have someone in your class who is adamantly against the osteopathic component of the program, what would you do? " -Posted 03/22/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The first interviewer asked questions based on what she read in our files" -Posted 02/10/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What experiences made you most want to pursue DO?" -Posted 01/28/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about your time in the Americorps" -Posted 12/27/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me what you know about osteopathic medicine." -Posted 12/27/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you improve your MCAT so much ?" -Posted 12/20/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your journey to medicine." -Posted 12/11/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What class prepared you best for medical school?" -Posted 11/23/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Without mentioning the use of OMM, explain osteopathic medicine.<Br> Without using the word "holistic" or "whole", describe osteopathic medicine.<br> What is one of yr weakness?<br> How will you be able to balance the stress of med school? <br> In your shadowing experiences, the DO used cranial therapy, can u tell us about that?<br> What was the last nice thing you did for somebody?<br> What are u gonna do if u dont get in? " -Posted 11/18/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"what is the inspiration you learn from the Dr. you work with?" -Posted 11/13/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How will you handle stress of medical schooL? " -Posted 11/04/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What have you done to mature since your undergrad years and what have you learned?" -Posted 10/29/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your explanation for not having done any research?" -Posted 10/28/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about my grades" -Posted 10/13/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How will you apply the principles of osteopathic medicine to your future practice? " -Posted 10/07/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"specific questions from file" -Posted 10/06/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Most questions were directly about my nontraditional major and career and how I would bring and incorporate that into medical school." -Posted 09/27/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I would list some specifics if they weren't so specific to me. I will say this: if you have holes in your application, or obvious issues with grades or other things, make sure you can articulately and logically address them. Don't hem, haw, and do it on the spot. Honestly assess why they should say yes to you in spite of the flaws and talk about that, or the very good reasons for your digressions." -Posted 05/19/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your research experiences." -Posted 04/13/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Something to the effect of "Explain you leadership qualities"." -Posted 04/09/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"see above" -Posted 04/03/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you add to the next class to make it better?" -Posted 03/02/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are you interested in osteopathic medicine?" -Posted 01/17/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you know about Touro and why do you want to come here?" -Posted 01/17/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research." -Posted 12/15/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"A specific question about one of my hobbies. What would be the easiest and the hardest things for you about being in medical school?" -Posted 12/12/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most defining moment in your life" -Posted 12/11/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Two-year LDS mission to Finland...tell me about that." -Posted 11/15/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could meet anyone from the past, who would it be?" -Posted 11/01/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I see that you know American Sign Language, how did you get into it and can you show us something?" -Posted 10/16/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why osteopathy and what got you interested in it?" -Posted 10/04/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Should medicine be a part of death?" -Posted 05/03/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Can you handle the rigor of medical school?" -Posted 04/19/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"specific to my file" -Posted 03/25/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DO" -Posted 03/04/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could start a club at Touro, which would you start?" -Posted 02/21/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The typical why DO, why med" -Posted 02/20/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the difference between MD and DO" -Posted 02/19/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most negative thing you'll have to overcome to be a good ____(can't remember if he said ''doctor'' or ''med student'' but I answered as though he said ''doctor.''" -Posted 02/14/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" -Posted 02/10/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you pick your undergraduate institution? " -Posted 02/06/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Identify this quote" -Posted 02/02/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why not PT, why DO and not MD?" -Posted 01/23/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about an experience that has been very uncomfortable for a patient and how you handled it to make them more comfortable?" -Posted 12/25/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"All application specific! Though I will recite questions others were asked (role play), i.e. pretend you are the dean of a school meeting with a student who is being dismissed..." -Posted 12/15/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about moving to San Francisco from Texas? (No problem since this is my first choice)" -Posted 12/15/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the name of the D.O that wrote your recommendation letter and tell us about her?" -Posted 12/14/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"-What is the most important characteristic or trait that a physician should have? -Tell me about your research?" -Posted 12/07/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you decide to switch from engineering to medicine?" -Posted 11/28/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"question about healthcare" -Posted 11/15/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your view on stem cell research?" -Posted 11/12/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"See difficult/interesting question" -Posted 11/04/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the stupidest thing you have done and what have you learned from that." -Posted 11/02/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Please tell us about your experiences in Japan." -Posted 10/14/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the difference between chiropractic manipulation and osteopathic manipulation?" -Posted 10/11/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you choose D.O.?" -Posted 10/09/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"all the questions were file specific`" -Posted 04/15/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"As a Psychology major, how will you handle the science load of medical school? " -Posted 03/31/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What has having a child taught you?" -Posted 03/28/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"they were all fairly specific to me and my application." -Posted 03/17/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your clinical research experience at UCSF and how you came to know TUCOM students on this job." -Posted 03/16/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The horseradish question." -Posted 03/14/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How was you personal trauma affected your choice to become physician? " -Posted 03/09/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your experience with DO medicine?" -Posted 03/02/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"DDT has been banned in America becasue its potential danger to the environement. However, in some Afircan countries DDT can be used to control the spread malaria. What's your ethical view on this matter?" -Posted 02/28/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you do if you don't get into medical school." -Posted 02/27/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why?" -Posted 02/27/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"do students have the opportunity to gain clinical exposure during their basic science years?" -Posted 02/23/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"All of the questions came straight out of my application. Be ready for questions that deal with the minutia of the application." -Posted 02/23/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why osteopathic medicine, considering your background?" -Posted 02/06/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"all straight from file" -Posted 02/02/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"So tell me why you are applying to an osteopathic program in addition to the allopathic program and what major differences separate these two fields in your opinion?" -Posted 01/22/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DO? Why Medicine?" -Posted 01/18/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why at such a young age would you consider making such a long committment before you even started to experience the "real world"?" -Posted 01/17/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"They were all very specific to my file and wouldn't be helpful to others." -Posted 01/08/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"the transplanting a uterus into a man one, and if i were to come into contact with an MD student who started to "bad mouth" (for lack of the actual question) the DO program, how would i react and what would i say" -Posted 12/10/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you decide to persue an MD and not a PhD? (I have a lot of research experience)" -Posted 12/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Define family and its importence to you" -Posted 11/29/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most important experience during your time volunteering?" -Posted 11/24/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"When creating a public health intervention, what are the two most important things you need to know or do as a physician?" -Posted 11/22/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did your brother, he's a DO, influence your decision to become an Osteopathic physician?" -Posted 11/18/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Will you take the MCAT over again? " -Posted 11/04/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How will your past work experiences in dentistry and veterinary medicine contribute to you being a good physician? And, you described (in your personal statement) a situation in which you worked with children who spoke a different language than you and you felt that you were still able to communicate with them by holding their hand and speaking softly; do you believe animals respond to this type of communication as well?" -Posted 11/02/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You said in your application that creativity is an important asset for a physician to have. What's another?" -Posted 11/02/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Introduce yourself and tell us where you went for undergraduate. When/How did you decide you wanted to practice medicine?" -Posted 10/12/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the difference between osteopathic and allopathic medicine?" -Posted 10/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How well prepared are you for a career in medicine since you're so young? :-(" -Posted 09/27/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Asked about a quote in my application. and how that was connected to being a DO." -Posted 09/16/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to do DO if your mom is an MD?" -Posted 05/25/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"why osteopathic medicine specifically?" -Posted 05/03/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You studied for and took the MCATs after your father passed away. How difficult was that?" -Posted 04/21/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"When did you realize that you want to become a doctor?" -Posted 04/21/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is the biggest challenge you will face in med school?" -Posted 04/11/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What brings you to TCOM? " -Posted 03/21/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did I want to go to TUCOM?" -Posted 03/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk about my study abroad experience. " -Posted 03/03/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"D.O.'s treat the symptoms, and not the patient. What do you think about this?" -Posted 02/28/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"it's all directed to your application" -Posted 02/18/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you know who Carl Jung is? How do you apply communications to medicine?" -Posted 02/14/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think your confidence is a weak point?" -Posted 02/12/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you plan to balance your charity work with your financial needs? (I want to work with low income youth)" -Posted 02/04/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"See above." -Posted 01/29/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do I think osteopathic medicine will help in a neurological based profession? " -Posted 01/26/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you like your undergraduate experience?" -Posted 01/20/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you do when you volunteered at a psych hospital?" -Posted 01/12/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your D.O. experience." -Posted 12/14/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine and why DO?" -Posted 12/03/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever worked with a DO?" -Posted 11/21/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your DO experience" -Posted 11/17/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"-" -Posted 11/07/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are you interested in becoming a D.O., and how did you find out about it?" -Posted 10/30/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe osteopathic medicine without using the word "holistic" or anything with "whole" in it." -Posted 10/21/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research paper. What did you conclude?" -Posted 10/12/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"explain specific accomplishments in my teaching experiences. " -Posted 09/26/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Please explain what you meant in your personal statement when you posed the question: "How do we become who we are?"" -Posted 07/28/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you take from world war II and what is your favorite musice to play on the violin?" -Posted 06/03/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your road to DO" -Posted 06/01/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"There are only three questions and they are all easy and about your file. If you didn't B.S. anything, you should be able to answer them." -Posted 05/15/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why osteopathy, when you have an MD mother?" -Posted 05/08/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If I had shadowed a DO and how that influenced my decision to study Osteopathic Medicine." -Posted 05/07/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the dumbest thing you have done? They got me on this one...could not come up with something...took me a few seconds..." -Posted 05/05/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Osteopathic Medicine? " -Posted 04/30/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you help your patients make health related decisions?" -Posted 04/27/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"what are qualities of a good physician, application specific stuff, how will i overcome obstacles, questions about classes i took." -Posted 04/23/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me more about your research. What significant conclusions did you reach?" -Posted 04/23/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you like about osteopathic medicine?" -Posted 04/20/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me more about your volunteer work." -Posted 04/20/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you decide to major in microbiology? MCAT?" -Posted 04/03/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Your mother is an allopathic physician, why do you want to be an osteopath?" -Posted 03/26/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the difference btwn a Osteopathic and Allopathic physician?" -Posted 03/16/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"That where should i start "tell us about yourself" prompt happened. " -Posted 03/13/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain the difference between DO and MD." -Posted 03/10/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Touro?" -Posted 02/24/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you take from your specific major?" -Posted 02/22/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe the characteristics that would make you a great osteopathic physician." -Posted 02/22/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your research in detail." -Posted 02/22/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Are you a leader or a follower?" -Posted 02/18/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about my research, work at a doctor's office, volunteer experiences" -Posted 02/05/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"why osteopathic over MD" -Posted 02/01/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you pay off your college loans in one year?" -Posted 02/01/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"See most difficult question" -Posted 01/05/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why D.O. when you have a M.D. father, what qualities do you have that will make you a great D.O., being an xray tech, what made you decide to be a phyiscian." -Posted 01/03/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"explain causality and inference and effect" -Posted 12/30/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your graduate research as if you were talking to someone who had no background in science or medicine." -Posted 12/21/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"My questions were specific to my application. " -Posted 12/17/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DO when dad is MD, how I would approach them differently" -Posted 12/04/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why the west coast and why Touro?" -Posted 11/18/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"mostly about the your specific file; some about health insurance/state of health care" -Posted 11/11/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DO when your family is all MDs? Since you come from an MD family...what would you say to your family and other MDs about the DO philosophy to help them in their practices?" -Posted 11/11/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You have been out of school for 7 years. Why has it taken you so long to make the decision to go back to school?" -Posted 10/28/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Can you tell me a bit more about your experience with Osteopathic med." -Posted 10/27/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk about your research, and how is that important to how you will practice medicine. (did research)" -Posted 10/25/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why D.O.?" -Posted 10/17/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think are the differences between DO and MD." -Posted 10/16/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a D.O. and what is the difference between a DO and MD?" -Posted 10/16/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What made you want to be a DO? Elaborate on your shadowing experiences." -Posted 10/16/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a clinical experience. What was your favorite internship? " -Posted 10/11/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Question about my undergraduate research" -Posted 10/10/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DO instead of MD?" -Posted 10/08/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Medicine?" -Posted 10/02/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DO vs MD?" -Posted 09/30/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Research related question" -Posted 09/04/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"all questions were based on my application...just memorize yo app sucka!" -Posted 06/04/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

""How is medicine in the UK different from the US?" (I did a study abroad program in the UK and the interviewer was from England)" -Posted 05/09/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"about being an older student" -Posted 04/04/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your experience working with a DO" -Posted 03/26/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you know you are charismatic?" -Posted 03/18/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What are similarities between chemistry and emergency medicine?" -Posted 03/18/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

""You went to the Air Force Academy... Please tell me about that..." "So you are no longer in the military... How do you feel about the current crisis America is involved in?" " -Posted 03/05/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"As a non-science major do you think you will be as prepared as your science major peers" -Posted 02/28/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your worst subject in school? Why?" -Posted 02/24/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you apply to TUCOM/What attracted you to TUCOM?" -Posted 02/21/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your military experience. Tell me about your research." -Posted 02/14/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you choose your undergrad school?" -Posted 02/12/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Something along the lines of which component of osteopathic medicine do I believe in the most, or value the highest" -Posted 02/11/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

" Tell me your views regarding bioethics" -Posted 01/15/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How does golf soothe your soul?" -Posted 01/07/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your volunteer experiences" -Posted 01/06/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about Pag-asa (a community service group I helped found)." -Posted 12/31/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest problem facing medicine today, particularly osteopathic medicine?" -Posted 12/19/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

""What was the last book that you read?" " -Posted 12/18/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What prompted you to change careers? Do you really think that a career in medicine will offer a less demaning lifestyle than your previous career in business?" -Posted 12/12/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DO?" -Posted 12/02/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your experience as a Surg. Tech." -Posted 11/27/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did I feel that Osteopathy was for me." -Posted 11/27/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you handle a mother who was overly concerned about her child, knowing that her child was going to be okay?" -Posted 11/22/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you pick business as your major?" -Posted 11/18/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How would I explain osteopathy to a person who has never heard of it." -Posted 11/15/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your Senior Thesis Research." -Posted 11/06/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Question about sailing. What area of your education do you feel most prepared in? What area do you feel least prepared for?" -Posted 10/25/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Asked me about my clinical experience, do I want to pursue research or primary care" -Posted 10/18/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Hard work, determination, and tenacity are three qualities you feel you possess that helped you to get to where you are today. These are “get there” words. What qualities do you think will help you succeed in medical school and the medical profession? I said the same qualities would work…" -Posted 10/17/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your research." -Posted 10/16/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Only 4 questions asked - the interesting and difficult ones above, and then two that were specific to my personal statement" -Posted 10/03/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you come about going from being a musician to going into medicine?...What quaities do musicians and doctors share?" -Posted 10/02/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What was it that attracted you to osteopathy?" -Posted 09/30/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who are you?" -Posted 05/03/2012 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think allopathic medicine is bad compared to osteopathic medicine?" -Posted 10/12/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Convince the other interviewer that you really want to be accepted and that we should accept you." -Posted 02/17/2011 | More from this Member | Report Response

"There were many follow up questions regarding your answers. Then Dr. Glover pulled slips of paper out of a hat as questions." -Posted 11/08/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Pile of cards, face down, each with an emotion written on them (anger, fear, joy, etc.). Interviewees in the group each choose one card and must explain to the interviewers a time in which they felt that emotion." -Posted 10/10/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do I see myself in ten years?" -Posted 03/21/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How important is service to the osteopathic education?" -Posted 02/25/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Our group had pretty easy questions.. The other group had serious ethical dilemmas & critical thinking questions, but we didn't have any that were out of the ordinary" -Posted 01/26/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"(Not mines but other people in my group got asked) If you could travel back in time what would you change? What was the nicest thing you've recently done for someone? Given your public health background, how do you control the obesity epidemic in America? Since there's only one guy in our panel today, what do you think if I (the professor) decide to play matchmaker and match you guys up? How about if I was a doctor and decided to play matchmaker on my patients? What do you think about it? Suppose you were sitting in lecture and I ask you a question and you space out. I decide to throw you a quarter and say in front of the class "call your mom and tell her that you are failing in medical school." How do you react and how will you deal with this? What newspapers do you read? If you could design a medical school what attributes would you include? If Touro does not accept you, what do you think would be the reasons why? How do you study? Individually or in a group?" -Posted 01/25/2010 | More from this Member | Report Response

"This was to another applicant: Having lived in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, what would you have done differently from a medical point of view?" -Posted 12/14/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Freddy Mercury (the lead singer of Queen) had AIDS for a number of years, but did not reveal his condition until 24 hours before his death. Many felt that he should have told his fans about his illness. Do you agree with that?" -Posted 11/10/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"a very personal one that is too long to repeat" -Posted 11/03/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Asked of another student: If you were a fruit, what would you be." -Posted 02/10/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Scenario" -Posted 01/28/2009 | More from this Member | Report Response

"none really" -Posted 12/27/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the interviewers got this really off the wall question. Something about how you giving the heimlich maneuver to your wife to save her but you do it so hard that you damage her trachea causing her to be hospitialized and in greater pain. How would you deal with the idea of you causing her such pain?" -Posted 12/20/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You mention the importance of empathy in patient care. How would you make sure you wouldn't become depressed while working with others in difficult situations? " -Posted 11/23/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"question specific to my file " -Posted 11/18/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Oops! the interviwer thought I taught Spanish. Be careful what you write in your personal statement. They might caught up the wrong info!" -Posted 11/13/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"It seems like you have had tough times in the past. What would you do if times like these arose in medical school and how would you handle it?" -Posted 10/29/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you plan on getting over all the hurdles you will find in Medical school." -Posted 10/28/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do I have a support system here?" -Posted 10/13/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"File specific stuff - be ready to know everything you wrote and everything you've done. " -Posted 10/07/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Just questions specific to my history." -Posted 05/19/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your heirloom tomatoes. Loved that question!" -Posted 04/13/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"None" -Posted 04/09/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Should the supplement industry be regulated? I do research and prod. dev. for supplement co. I said DEFINITELY! (and i think drugs should be better regulated)." -Posted 04/03/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were to put together a team, how would you do it?" -Posted 03/02/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could change one thing in your file, what would it be?" -Posted 01/17/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Essay related: how would you incorporate osteopathic medicine as a passion with your life goals of the pursuit of scientific knowledge" -Posted 01/17/2008 | More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you know about osteopathic medicine" -Posted 12/17/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me more about your research." -Posted 12/15/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you get involved in your major/area of interest/work? Good question becuase it gave me a chance to really talk about my passion. " -Posted 12/12/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What life experiences would you say is the defining moment in your life." -Posted 12/11/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"DO: In your essay, you talk about altruistic behavior. I had another student tell me there is no such thing because any act to help another is meant to make the giver feel better about themselves, thus creating a selfish desire. How do you feel about that perspective?" -Posted 11/15/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"''Don't you think that reading novels is a waste of time?''" -Posted 11/14/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"if you could meet anyone from the past, who would it be?" -Posted 11/01/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"influence of music upon your success in medical school" -Posted 10/30/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Scenario: a doctor needs to have power over his patient but also needs to have a good relationship with him. Which is more important?" -Posted 10/16/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The previous interviewee had been asked about the communication between patient doctor dynamics and she said that she wanted to flatten the hierarchy between the patient and doctor. They asked me to tell her why this was a bad idea." -Posted 10/04/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Particulars about my file." -Posted 09/24/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"what was my fellow interviewee's favorite hobby" -Posted 06/13/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Should medicine be a part of death?" -Posted 05/03/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were at class one day and the professor said class is cancelled for the remainder of the day, what would you do?" -Posted 04/19/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Specific question about one of my volunteer experiences" -Posted 04/19/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"All typical questions" -Posted 03/25/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What don't you want others know about you?" -Posted 03/16/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What specialty would you go for if not primary care?" -Posted 03/04/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why not veterinary medicine?" -Posted 02/21/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What would be one thing I wouldn't want them to know about me." -Posted 02/20/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If TUCOM was a brand new school and I was part of the first entering class. What kind of student club would I start. (All 5 of us were asked this same question.)" -Posted 02/14/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really interesting." -Posted 02/06/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer quoted a line from a old philosophy text and asked me to identify it. I couldn't. He later said he had made up the quote and wanted to see if I would lie." -Posted 02/02/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"A question regarding a sentence in my personal statement." -Posted 02/01/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most important information you learned about Ladakhi medicine during your time spent studying in India?" -Posted 01/23/2007 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why would I want to return to school after being a professional" -Posted 12/25/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You made some grandiose statements in your personal statement (then proceeded to quote a line and asked me how I would back it up?)" -Posted 12/15/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You went on a mission trip, do you plan to do missions as a doctor? If so where?" -Posted 12/15/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about the D.O that wrote your letter of recommendation?" -Posted 12/14/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If I was about to perform an OMM procedure on the lower back of a man who was laying prostrate in front of me and he happened to reach over with his hand and grab my behind, what would I do?" -Posted 12/07/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could do anything besides going to medical school, what would it be?" -Posted 11/28/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Question about healthcare." -Posted 11/15/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you not pursue veterinary medicine instead? (This was asked because I did research in a veterinary medical center)" -Posted 11/12/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why DO? (Seriously, nothing particularly interesting)" -Posted 11/11/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked about a specific situational is which students made huge mistakes on a microbiology exam clearly demonstrated they did not understand the material. They wanted to know how I thought the instructor should handle these students and what advice I had for the instructor to keep these students from getting into TUCOM." -Posted 11/04/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I am not sure if it was an interesting question, but I was asked how as a physician I was going to be able to keep my patients coming back for treatment. I thought this question was weird." -Posted 11/02/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why was I changing careers." -Posted 10/25/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"n/a" -Posted 10/09/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The ethical questions(abortion, physician assisted suicide, organ doning), I had 3 and was the only one who received any ethical questions out of my interview group." -Posted 04/15/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you believe is the largest challenge facing health care in developing countries?" -Posted 03/31/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"My opinion regarding how a patient is supposed to go about getting a prescription they need immediately when their insurance company won't pay up front because they require approval which can take a couple of days to a week. The interviewer who asked this question had actually just had this happen to her and she ended up charging the $2000 prescription on her credit card until the insurance company could reimburse her, but her concern was for those who had no other means of purchasing the prescription." -Posted 03/28/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the difference between healthcare in Japan and US?" -Posted 03/24/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"no really interesting questions - i felt prepared. it was a great interview." -Posted 03/17/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Elaborate on how you came to be involved with the skatepark you mention in your application." -Posted 03/16/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Did you make horseradish peroxidase? " -Posted 03/14/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing interesting in particular." -Posted 03/13/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You are an ER physician. Mother with an infant is entering your ER, screaming and saying the child has been abused by baby sitter. Baby is badly bruised and minimally responsive? What is the first thing you do? " -Posted 03/09/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing in particular" -Posted 03/02/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain to me what does Louis Pasteur means when he says "chance favors only the prepared mind"?" -Posted 02/28/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What will I do if I don't get into medical school" -Posted 02/27/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the medical symptoms of a certain disease." -Posted 02/27/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"tell us about your international experience?" -Posted 02/23/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why osteopathic medicine, considering your background?" -Posted 02/06/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked about different treatment modalities." -Posted 02/02/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"from file" -Posted 01/24/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were the dean of the school with unlimited funds, what would be the first thing you would implement? (was asked this regarding incorporating technology into medicine)" -Posted 01/22/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"none really." -Posted 01/18/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest challenge facing a physician in the modern world?" -Posted 01/17/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why women's studies and then medical school?" -Posted 01/08/2006 | More from this Member | Report Response

"if a man really wanted to have a baby, do you think it would be ethically right to transplant a uterus into him to do so? " -Posted 12/10/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why will a surgeon do surgery for someone who is convinced they are the opposite sex, but not add a beak on someone convinced they are a bird?" -Posted 12/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"An ethical question regarding a doctor lying to a patient which ultimately resulted in a postive outcome. " -Posted 12/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You just had a baby and spoke much about the beauty of seeing life brought into the world. How would you react to a patient who wanted an abortion?" -Posted 11/29/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"When creating a public health intervention, what are the two most important things you need to know or do as a physician?" -Posted 11/22/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Given my advanced pharmacology degree and current clinical position, why pursue medicine at this point?" -Posted 11/20/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you expect to handle the heavy science load as a psychology major?" -Posted 11/18/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

""Can there be joy in death? " -Posted 11/04/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How will your past work experiences in dentistry and veterinary medicine contribute to you being a good physician? And, you described (in your personal statement) a situation in which you worked with children who spoke a different language than you and you felt that you were still able to communicate with them by holding their hand and speaking softly; do you believe animals respond to this type of communication as well?" -Posted 11/02/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your study abroad experience in Mexico. " -Posted 11/02/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"About my undergraduate school. This wasn't so much interesting as it was the least stressful of the questions posed." -Posted 10/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"which superhero will you choose to be if you have a chance??" -Posted 09/27/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your definition of health?" -Posted 09/16/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How my English major relates to medicine." -Posted 05/25/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"When answering a question in research, is it better to achieve this answer by a 5 minute experiment or by a 5 year experiment?" -Posted 05/19/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"describe the political condition of MLK hospital where you have shadowed and how it affects the physicians and patients" -Posted 05/03/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the best revenge?" -Posted 04/21/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The question about the city I was born in. I mentioned it in my personal statement." -Posted 04/21/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Which scientist said ..... " -Posted 04/11/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the biggest challenge facing the AIDS community in America?" -Posted 03/21/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were president and aliens asked you to sacrifice a number of people or they would blow up the earth, would you do it?" -Posted 03/13/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked to talk about the most difficult obstacle I had overcome." -Posted 03/08/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How I came to be in my current line of work (Finances)." -Posted 03/03/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the negatives of osteopathy?" -Posted 02/28/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Father is an M.D., why do u want to become a D.O.?" -Posted 02/18/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you see the place of advertising (cognition) and the pharmaceutical industry?" -Posted 02/14/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I wrote in my essay about preventive medicine and encouraging lifestyle changes, as they are cheap and effective. The interviewer asked me how I would implement these changes." -Posted 02/10/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You volunteered at UCSF. Didn't that intimidate you?" -Posted 02/04/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most disturbing experience you during your clinical experience in a hospital?" -Posted 01/29/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do I think people tend to be more compassionate towards animals than they are to other people or themselves? (I used to be pre-vet)" -Posted 01/26/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you received a grant from the Gates Foundation, would you give the money to an income-generating program, a clinic, or a school in Senegal (where I studied abroad), and why? " -Posted 01/20/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I didnt really get an interesting one, but someone in my group got "what is vioxx?"" -Posted 01/12/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"regarding a comment I had made in my personal statement" -Posted 01/12/2005 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us more about U.S.-Japanese relations/Japanese history." -Posted 12/14/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a vedic healer (referencing my essay)?" -Posted 12/03/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Question that pertained to my personal statement" -Posted 11/21/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you could not ever apply to medical school?" -Posted 11/17/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"there were many (i was impressed by the interviewers and their questions)" -Posted 11/09/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Pretty much all of they questions they asked me and the other interviewees came from our applications, personal statement, experiences/research. Know these and you'll be fine. " -Posted 11/07/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"In terms of the D.O. philosophy, what is the difference between treating a patient who is in an inpatient facility versus a patient who is in an outpatient facility?" -Posted 10/30/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"They did not ask any interesting questions." -Posted 10/21/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"a question about my research" -Posted 10/13/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"unfortunately , this is why I was stressed out.. I didn't really receive any interesting questions, except one about my personal statement (but it won't help you if I post it, so I won't waste the space)" -Posted 10/12/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"what is the future of OMM in children?" -Posted 09/26/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked to elaborate on a question I posed in my personal statement. This revealed to me that the interviewer read my statement thoroughly and he asked several follow up questions after my answer." -Posted 07/28/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I was a bit surprised they will ask me questions about my hobbies, but I was glad to answer them. The questions were I see you are a world war II buff, what do you take from it? Also what is your favorite song to play on a violin?" -Posted 06/03/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you had a patient that had Type 2 Diabetes and was not literate and could not speak English how would you explain a diet plan for them?" -Posted 06/01/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I don't remember." -Posted 05/23/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing, just know what is in your file and why you want to be a DO" -Posted 05/15/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The Nevada campus is a new school and will have many obstacles along the way. What will you do to handle these?" -Posted 05/07/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked what I though was "a weakness in our national Healthcare system?"." -Posted 05/07/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the dumbest thing you have done?" -Posted 05/05/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your junior college experience." -Posted 05/03/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any reservation moving to Nevada or Henderson/Las Vegas?" -Posted 04/30/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"all questions were basic" -Posted 04/29/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you help your patients make health related decisions?" -Posted 04/27/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"None really interesting. Just basic stuff" -Posted 04/23/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do your allopathic parents think of you becoming a D.O.?" -Posted 04/23/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What have we lost by losing horses (I ride)- this was a very strange question! I answered it more like what is better without us using them (less animal abuse, unfit owners, etc)" -Posted 04/20/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"About the my family's business" -Posted 04/10/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Your dad is an MD; have you been able to work with him?" -Posted 04/03/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you enjoy rockclimbing, and will you continue to climb once in med school?" -Posted 03/26/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most important thing to know in medicine: Anatomy, Physiology or Biochemistry?" -Posted 03/16/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"This question flowed from another interviewee's response because my personal statement addressed what he was talking about. BL: Listen attentively to the others answer----the next question could be directed to you and stem from their response. " -Posted 03/13/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could change anything about your file, what would it be?" -Posted 03/10/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"how is medicine an art form?" -Posted 03/04/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"See below" -Posted 02/24/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you learn from your Health Information major?" -Posted 02/22/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your research in detail." -Posted 02/22/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What question would you like us to ask you" -Posted 02/18/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"specific to my file" -Posted 02/09/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What will you do if you don't get into medical school?" -Posted 02/05/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"All questions were straight forward from my application." -Posted 02/01/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What would I tell a patient who wanted to take shark cartilage as a possible cure or preventative measure against cancer?" -Posted 01/05/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about an experience at the hospital you work at (as a radiology tech) that influenced your decision to become a physician." -Posted 01/03/2004 | More from this Member | Report Response

"explain causality-inference-effect (I have a background in public health)" -Posted 12/30/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your graduate research as if you were talking to someone who had no background in science or medicine." -Posted 12/21/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Most were very personalized questions. It's easy to talk about yourself." -Posted 12/18/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"None. My questions were specific to my application." -Posted 12/17/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Because my dad is an MD, what he thinks of my choice to go DO, and how I would approach it differently in treating patients than he would" -Posted 12/04/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"They were all questions about me. Nothing really interesting or challenging, but having 4 people make an evaluation based on each answer added a lot of pressure" -Posted 11/27/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Most of the questions are based on your application. Anything is free game. There were some questions about health insurance and potential solutions." -Posted 11/11/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Since you come from an MD family...what would you say to your family and other MDs about the DO philosophy to help them in their practices?" -Posted 11/11/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked mostly questions that had to do with my clinical experience. Probably no one other than myself would find that very interesting. I was glad they asked me questions specific to me. The read my file which is more than I can say at other interviews I've been on" -Posted 11/01/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your favorite place to road trip (one of my listed hobbies)" -Posted 10/28/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What I thought about a headline that was posted on the web that day." -Posted 10/27/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research and how that will affect your view/ability as an osteopathic physician. (research on health promotion)" -Posted 10/25/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If you are not accepted to medical school, what plans do you have for the near and long term?" -Posted 10/19/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"None. But other students were asked questions that I and other students felt were irrelevant." -Posted 10/17/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some similarities between Eastern Medicine and DO? " -Posted 10/16/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"About my research paper in detail." -Posted 10/16/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think as an English major you will be at a disadvantage, or the flip side, do you think it offers an advantage over other students? I think this is a bit tricky since there are other students in the room, and I don't want to start criticizing science majors in comparison to my own." -Posted 10/16/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing interesting." -Posted 10/11/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing interesting" -Posted 10/10/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What should Touro look for in a medical school student?" -Posted 10/08/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really interesting" -Posted 10/02/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Seeing as how most of the other interviewees at this table have had other jobs and various life experiences, do you think by entering medical school after completing your undergraduate years would cause you to miss out on life experiences?" -Posted 09/30/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked a very specific question about my research" -Posted 09/04/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"none, though the other interviewees got some tough questions." -Posted 07/13/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

""If you were given unlimited resources, what movie would you make?" (I was a film major in college) "What is one thing you would do differently than your father, as a phsyician?" (my dad is an MD) Both questions were asked by the great Dr. Schwartz" -Posted 05/09/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"about my travel experiences" -Posted 04/04/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing interesting, just questions about extra-curricular activities" -Posted 03/26/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the positive and negative aspects of your personality?" -Posted 03/18/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What would I do if I saw a classmate cheating on a test?" -Posted 03/18/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"In your personal statement, you refer to your desire to practive emergency medicine, as well as the importance of viewing your patients "wholistically." Do you feel it is poosible to practice emergency medicine "wholisitically"?" -Posted 03/05/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Compare your experiences working as a medical technologist in a disadvantaged community with working here in the United States. I focused on the fact that despite the limited resources, the work I performed was comparable in quality. In fact, my ability to deal with limited resources and still perform quality work will be extremely beneficial when I become a physician. This is especially true in this day and age where resources are quite limited in the United States." -Posted 02/24/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about herbal remedies not being regulated by the FDA?" -Posted 02/21/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you plan on practicing OMM? If you are in a practice and you perform OMM on a patient and file a claim with the insurance company and they say that they are not covering OMM, what would you do?" -Posted 02/14/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing extraordinary. We had one guy from the boonies that was asked what he learned from farming and how those experiences translate into being a doctor. " -Posted 02/12/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Medical school students are very busy. How do you plan to take time to care for your health (exercise, eat well, sleep) as a medical school student?" -Posted 02/11/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How does golf soothe your soul? (it was on my personal statement)" -Posted 01/07/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"A specific question about my research (all of the interviewers KNOW your application)" -Posted 01/06/2003 | More from this Member | Report Response

"You are a with we to buy a car at a dealership. A salesperson walks up. As he walks up, what three things can you quickly tell me I should look for in the salesperson to help me decide if I want to buy a car from him? (I am a sales manager at a Honda Dealership)" -Posted 12/31/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How did the death of my sister to gang violence affect me?" -Posted 12/19/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

""What was the most interesting thing that you learned in you World Religions course?"" -Posted 12/18/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Given your marketing background, how would you recommend marketing osteopathic medicine to the public?" -Posted 12/12/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why D.O?" -Posted 12/03/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a good restaurant to eat around your undergrad. college?" -Posted 12/03/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"with your high MCAT and GPA, why DO?" -Posted 12/02/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"If I recieved a B with a 79%, and my classmate recieved an A with an 80%, how would I react?" -Posted 11/27/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What's the best dish that you cook?" -Posted 11/22/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the biggest problems in healthcare is the lack of physicians in underserved areas, how would you intice/attract physicians to move to these areas and practice primary care, seeing as how most want to move to Beverly Hills making millions as plastic surgeons?" -Posted 11/18/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I am a literature minor and was asked if I knew the novel written by Mary Shelley and who Lord Byron was." -Posted 11/15/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do your best impersonation for us?" -Posted 11/06/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Why I chose osteopathic medicine after pursuing a graduate degree." -Posted 11/05/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"All questions from submitted secondary and application. Know yourself and your file!" -Posted 11/02/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about African countries refusing genetically altered food aid? " -Posted 11/01/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your idea of the perfect wedding?" -Posted 10/25/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I have written a book, so they asked me about my book quite a bit" -Posted 10/18/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Since I am from a small town, the student interviewer asked if I was on a panel to figure out how to get doctors to practice in small towns and large cities, what programs would I implement to encourage this." -Posted 10/17/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" -Posted 10/16/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes a good teacher?" -Posted 10/09/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"How would I explain to a child why Barry Bonds and Jeff Kent fight, being that they are teamates." -Posted 10/03/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

""You state that you have played in opera orchestras, what is your favorite opera and what character do you like the most and what do you see in him/her that you see in yourself?"" -Posted 10/02/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Given Emergency Room experience, can you describe anything that you saw/witnessed in the ER that was wrong?" -Posted 09/30/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"Do I prefer black and white or color photography and why?" -Posted 05/16/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked that after working as a paramedic for 12 years, why I decided to change careers." -Posted 04/18/2002 | More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview said, ". . . I watched Miss Congeniality the other night. You know the scene where Sandra Bullock is performing her talent? That made me think 'what would my talent be?'. What is your talent?"" -Posted 12/13/2001 | More from this Member | Report Response

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Overall, how would you rate this medical program?

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1.86 7

How do you feel about the location of the school?

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4.83 6

How is the cost of living (rent, food, bills, etc.)?

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3.50 6

Are the elective rotations easy to obtain?

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2.00 6

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What do you like most about this school?

"Small, the faculty is available, and the administration is open to change." -Posted 11/09/2011 | Report Response

"student body" -Posted 04/03/2010 | Report Response

"absolutely nothing." -Posted 02/24/2010 | Report Response

"Location" -Posted 01/27/2010 | Report Response

"No student support. Terrible clinical rotations that are in no way standardized and very little correlation to training at higher level institutions." -Posted 01/26/2010 | Report Response

"There are a small number of exceptional people at Touro" -Posted 01/26/2010 | Report Response

"The student body." -Posted 01/26/2010 | Report Response

What do you like least about this school?

"Medical school is hard so any complaints about it would be because it is hard." -Posted 11/09/2011 | Report Response

"adminstration, clinical rotations" -Posted 04/03/2010 | Report Response

"1) The school does absolutely nothing for it's students. We had to arrange our own rotations, we had to recruit our own professors during the 3rd and 4th years. We were charged ridiculous fees. There is no accounting for where our 33,000 tuition goes. 2) the campus is pitiful. It's on an abandoned naval base and it looks like it just got hit by an atomic bomb. There is no landscaping, no fresh paint on the facilities, nothing. 3) The administration is corrupt 4) There is no diversity. There are very few to no black or hispanic students in the doctoral program. They also banned the gay and lesbian student group from campus 3 years ago and only reinstated their funding after the city of Vallejo threatened to withdraw support of the school. 4) they play musical chairs with their faculty. The school has not consistently had one dean or provost for longer than 2-3 years. ever. 5) The financial Aid office is run by novices who know very little about financial aid. There are no resources available to students, and the financial aid office is controlled by the New York Campus. All disbursements must go through New York first, so it takes 5x's longer to receive financial aid than necessary." -Posted 02/24/2010 | Report Response

"Organization" -Posted 01/27/2010 | Report Response

"The administration has their priorities completely out of line. They have no real interest in educating physicians but rather are seeking to make a profit at the expense of students." -Posted 01/26/2010 | Report Response

"The school offers little support to the students. Clinical exposure the first couple of years is minimal at best. The clinical education department is terribly run. They are unfamiliar with rotation sites are poorly available for assistance and send students to abysmal sites. Touro provides no professional guidance. The program does not appear to be run by professionals. It is a corporation with greater interest in collecting tuition, with little interest in providing a quality education." -Posted 01/26/2010 | Report Response

"The clinical education department." -Posted 01/26/2010 | Report Response

Please provide any other general comments on your school

"For a small school, there is quite a lot of research that happens. Our professors and our students publish quite a bit." -Posted 11/09/2011 | Report Response

"The school is not supportive of students, it is run by corrupt administration, most of the osteopathic faculty are quacks, and students must basically teach themselves medicine for four years. DO NOT GO TO TOURO UNIVERSITY!!!!!!!!" -Posted 02/24/2010 | Report Response

"none" -Posted 01/27/2010 | Report Response

"Clinical education a serious problem. Rotations difficult to arrange. School provides no support to students." -Posted 01/26/2010 | Report Response

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