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

"Tell us something about yourself not already in your file." Report Response

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

"Strengths/weaknesses" Report Response

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

"How many schools did you apply to? and Why did you apply to DO schools? Your dad is an MD; does he have a problem with you wanting to go DO?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about a confict you've encountered and how you resolved it. What do you do to relax?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were accepted into an MD school and a DO school, what would be your primary criteria to help you choose between the schools?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn.com (wrote out answers to the questions that were posted on this page -- all of the questions that I was asked during my interview had been posted on this site), interwiew workshop, reviewed LECOM app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people who interviewed me seemed honestly interested to find out about me. Although they did ask me pointed questions, my responses elicited stories from them about their experiences in research. The student ambassadors that you meet at lunch will answer your questions honestly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We were not allowed to view the anatomy or microbiology labs." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Erie is not as cold as I was led to believe. The LECOM admissions officers pointed out that they liked to see suits that were not black, (despite what interview counselors generally tell you.) My advice, if you can, wear a suit of a color other than black. The admissions officers responded very favorably to that. :-)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We received a different article to read (not HDL/LDL), and they asked about it in the interview. All in all, I enjoyed my interview. Try to be as collected, and calm as possible! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/13/2004

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