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  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - New York
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why Osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Do you plan on working in underserved area?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think that a medical school curriculum should be based around cultural-competence?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think that a medical school curriculum should be based around cultural-competence?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, prepared answers for common questions and questions I expected them to ask about Harlem, Osteopathic medicine, and working with underserved populations." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Their online lecture system which is good for students who learn best on their own and want to set their own schedule." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school building is quite old and cramped." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew how stressful the interview would be; I would have prepared for a high stress interview. It felt like there was one interviewer who was trying to stress you out, and the other was trying to play your advocate." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school location is very low key (i.e. it is in an office building and only has a few floors). But it does grow on you once you realize that they have all the facilities necessary for you to succeed, and that you are going to be living in Manhattan." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

LaGuardia

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hotel Newton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Online fee payments would make the application less stressful for everybody." Report Response

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