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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

How you think you did?

10 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 do you want me to present you to the admissions committee?" Report Response

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

"How long have you known that you've wanted to go into medicine? What has been the biggest challenge getting here?" Report Response

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

"A whole bunch of other questions... We covered everything from undergrad and graduate school experiences, research, outside interests, healthcare, osteopathy, etc" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you want me to portray you to the admissions committee?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Given your background as a public policy major, what are your feelings on the current healthcare situation in our country?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback on SDN, checked out the school's website, reread my application and secondary application essay" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pretty much everything. The school is beautiful and the atmosphere is very friendly and conducive to learning medicine. The students seem very happy to be there and really try to sell the school, which I think is a good sign. My interviewer was extremely down-to-earth and I felt very comfortable talking to her." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The way they schedule their interviews. They only give one tour/lunch. It's at noon. If your interview is at 9am, you will sit around from 9:30 until 12 so I was glad my interview wasn't scheduled until 11." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was very low stress and I felt really welcome. I felt like my interviewer, staff, dean, and students were trying to impress me even more than I was trying to impress them. The interview really gives you every opportunity to make sure they know what you want them to know. The vibe I got was very positive." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2004

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