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  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine at Erie
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Erie
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"tell me something you have been doing since you submitted your application. strengths/weaknesses. tell us an example of a stressful situation and how you dealt with it." Report Response

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

"tell us about your leadership positions. did you apply to allopathic schools? why do? (know this question well!!)" Report Response

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

"how do you handle stress? (as in do you do any activities to release stress.) do you think you will be able to handle the work of med school? how would your friends describe you? please summarize the article you read before the interview. The questions were just like last year's. The interviewers basically read down this list of questions." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Give us an example of a stressful situation and how you handled it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Can you give us a reason for x low undergrad grades? How do you think you will be able to handle the heavy course load of med school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, knew my file well, knew my strengths and weaknesses well also" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview was very relaxed, I felt that my interviewers just really wanted to get to know me. I was excited to find that LECOM will be opening a campus in Florida next fall!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Erie is not a very exciting place, but this will work as an advantage as one will focus on her work.." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Be mindful of your actions at all times because i think the admissions folks do have their eyes on you and are watching your interactions within the group." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This interview was very kick-back/low stress. The other interviewees were very sociable, and the faculty and students at the school were very helpful and open when answering our questions. Don't worry!! Erie is really not that bad of a place, depending upon where you are from and what you are used to. It is centrally located to a number of metropolitan areas (Columbus, Pittsburgh)and it is near Canada and beautiful upstate NY." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2003

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