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  • The Commonwealth Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Scranton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"How did your studies in Anthropology affect your opinion of medicial training?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 8 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think medical students should be trained to deal with cultural diversity? (Based on my undergrad. studies)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your opinion on healthcare reform? What are its negatives? What should be done?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my application, emailed a current student" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new facilities. The admissions staff." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The M1 tour guides were not extremely peppy, excited about their school, or helpful. The student interviewer seemed disinterested. The faculty interviewer was more interested in selling the school's primary care agenda than learning about me as an applicant." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The day is over by 3 pm." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews are in the morning, lunch is provided, some hotels offer corporate rates for TCMC interviewees." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/2/2012

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

3 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?

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Provide interviewers with more information about applicants (ex. AMCAS activities)." Report Response

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