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  • Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Stratford
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"What do you know about DO? What do you know about manipulation? " Report Response

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

"Is this your first interview? What other school did you apply to? (Be honest, they understand you may be applying to MD schools)" Report Response

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

"Asked me about specific research experiences and community service." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Was it a specific event or gradual decision that led you to decide to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over their website, my AACOM application and my UMDNJ Supplementary application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students who gave the tour were not trained tour guides, but they knew the school very well and had a lot of positive things to say. Because it is a small school, the Dean of Admissions knows all the students and often chats with students informally." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They are currently renovating many of their buildings, so the space was quite cramped, but this should be resolved once the construction is complete." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't know too much about 'manipulation,' which the interviewer asked me about." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewer was formal but not intimidating. This was a great first interview. The purpose of the interview is to find out more about you (ie: explanations for poor grades or low mcat scores) so that the interviewer can be your advocate during the Admissions Committee meeting." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2003

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