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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Name a conflict and how you resolved it?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever seen osteopathic medicine in action, if so in what cases? Is there a particular case you can think of in which your tratining as an osteopathic physician would benefit the patient more than allopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Please summarize the article that you read earlier. ****Note: This article is not hard!! They just want a brief overview! Some people in my interview group were taking notes and writing things down. Re-reading 3,4,5,... times. Don't worry about the article. It is very short and not hard to catch the main drift!!!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There were really no questions that I found to be interesting; all of the questions that I was asked were on this site." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your strength and weaknesses? This is a loaded question that they always ask, be sure to have thought of a very good answer before the interview!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This web-site, the LECOM web-site, practice interview with a few faculty members at my under-grad institution, looked over my application and essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is very technologically advanced. All of the lecture halls have laptop stations w/ internet access, Iliked the note service idea, and I also liked the general niceness of all of the people whom I met while i was at the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There are security cameras everywhere! I also did not like the manditory attendence policy. At this stage in the game, I don't feel that students should have to be made to come to class." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish that I would have known how dry my interviewers were going to be before I went. I read on this site, that all of the staff conducting the interviews was really nice and cracked jokes to put you at ease. Well, that was not my experiece at all. My interviewers were very monotone and not too outgoing. I am a very outgoing person and i had a hard ime being as serious as i thought they wanted me to be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very organized and well set up. All f the information that we were given was very informative and useful. However, lunch had some things to be desired. Be sure to eat a good breakfast before your interview, because you cannot count on the lunch to fill you up!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/20/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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