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  • New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Old Westbury
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"You recieved X grade in X class. Why?" Report Response

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

"Why'd you get X score on the MCAT?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Name a principle of Osteopathic Medicine? (I was asked this after I told them everything I know about it, which included stuff I read from the AOA and AACOMAS websites and the Gevitz book. I guess none of that stuff is exactly an "osteopathic principle."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, asked students about the interview process, brushed up on facts about Osteopathic Medicine." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"OMT lab, the new building" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview and the interviewers, the campus" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I should have read the blurbs they have on the wall in the room you wait in before the interview. They ask you about them (with some subtlety)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Be prepared to defend everything in your application. They asked me about everything (grades and MCAT). This increased the stress level and left me feeling like total CRAP. They were cold and antagonistic." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2002

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