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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"Why Osteopathy?" Report Response

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

"What are a positive and negative aspect to your personality?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Can you explain to me the mechanics of how manipulative medicine works?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you take the MCAT a second time?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, my application, the school's web site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student tour guides were nice, seemed bright, and appeared to have genuinely choosed osteopathy as a first choice, not as a second route be ause they could not get into an MD medical school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that some of the interviewers really seemed uninterested in the students' backgrounds. The library is AWFUL--tiny! There is a wt room which is also totally inadequate. For a DO school the cost is prohibitive. Also there is almost no research at all going on." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The fact that there are 300 students in lab at once on a two floors with lots of televisions demonstraring what the teacher is doing. The class size is way too large for the amount you have to pay." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"If I have to go here, I will, but my first choice is an MD programm" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2003

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