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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

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)?

"How did you get your research position?" Report Response

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

"How do you know your DO recommender?" Report Response

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

"Which fields of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I mentioned a NYCOM alumnus whom I spoke to in my secondary, yet had a letter of rec written by another DO. "Why didn't Dr. X write you a recommendation?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you use osteopathy in endocrinology? Most of the questions either pertained to passion for medicine, my credentials, osteopathic medicine,etc." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"It was my first interview so I figured this would be the most I could prepare. Read over questions here, practiced answering them in front of a mirrow, did a test drive to the school the day before, made sure I left early to beat traffic on the LIE, prayed, and tried to relax as much as possible. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school's all wired, lectures online, diversity of students, student body didn't appear too stressed, OMM lab, lots of parking!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Big class size, high tuition" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my suit gets really wrinkly! I would have been more careful. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Since this was my first interview, I felt that this was the most I would have to prepare for any of my interviews. Right before the interview, as I sat in my car before going in the building, I pepped myself up and calmed my nerves by just appreciating the fact that I got the interview in the first place. Also, they stick all the interviewees in one room, and there's lots of waiting, so it also calmed me down to talk to others. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2003

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