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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

Open file

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

"Which of the five quailities you feel a physician should possess is most important to you? (reference to secondary application essay)" Report Response

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

"Why did you apply to TCMC?" Report Response

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

"What questions do you have for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"At this point, do you know what kind of physician you would like to be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The faculty interviewer asked me to tell him about myself, which was the hardest question he asked. And if you practice how to answer that, which I did, it's not that difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and a mock interview with a friend." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and students were very warm and engaging. The interview felt very conversational, which was their intention." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library at this school is very small, but since it is new, the architecture of the building is beautiful." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"My interview with the medical student was more challenging than the one with the faculty member. The med student seemed more nervous than me. Also, the interviews were done first, which I liked. You could just devote the rest of the day to enjoying the school and its students." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is a very good school. If you have an interview here, just be yourself. The faculty and students are nice, and they do their best to make you feel at ease." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

10 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?

12/10/12

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I suggest they consider moving to a rolling type of admissions rather than block admissions. It is nice to know what day you will hear back from them, but it is stressful as well." Report Response

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