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  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Biddeford
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

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?

2

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)?

"Why medicine? Why osteopathy?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose to attend graduate school? " Report Response

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

"Have you received any negative comments about applying to DO schools? Will you be comfortable in your own skin as a DO?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing unusual...perhaps how will you deal with any criticism of osteopathy as a DO?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, book or two" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Just about everything...campus, students, facilities are amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was a saturday, so not many students around...that, and the housing situation (off-campus, summer prices, etc.)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"No school hospital...which is a good thing if you do not want to be in Maine for third and fourth years." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very laid back. The interviewers were a DO who was very talkative(which is a good thing) and a MSII. No crazy ethical scenarios or criticisms of my record, just a casual conversation and a chance for me to get to know the school. I believe the interview was partially open-file. They did not ask anything about grades or experiences, but knew I was in graduate school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/06/2004

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