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  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - New York
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you deal with working in a culturally diverse environment?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were a first year medical student, and you had a final exam the next day but you just found out one of your family members is critically ill and in the hospital, what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Faculty was very personable and helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of knowledge student ambassadors had about the facilities of the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was a mock lecture at the end of the interview so I would have allotted more time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the school is alright. Pros: great faculty, and students seem very social with each other. Cons: facilities are not the greatest and no early clinical exposure." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

LGA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Aloft Harlem

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/22/2012

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"If they were to send out interview invites and ask us for confirmation or scheduling, it'd be better if a holiday did not conflict with the response. Most of us waited almost a week (close to the deadline given for us to schedule) before we got any response." Report Response

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