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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 DO?" Report Response

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

"why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"how would you handle moving from california to new jersey, especially with the drastic changes in the weather?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how would i adjust to life in new jersey?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what would i offer umdnj-som?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, umdnj website, kept up to date with current events and medical issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"student tour guides were first year students. they were both really nice and friendly. they emphasized the friendliness and cooperation of everybody in the class, and how a small class size is so beneficial in terms of getting more personal attention from professors. the student tour guide also said that the tuition can easily be chagned to in-state tuition for out-of state students, and that tests are not tricky but are rather very straightforward." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not as well-known or popular of a school. not ranked highly. it was difficult to find. i stopped at two gasoline stations for directions, and none of them ever heard of the school" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"ranking of the school is important to me" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"2 interviewers: one was a 4th year student and the other was a faculty member (Ph.D.) the Ph.D. faculty member did not seem very nice at first, but i think that was just her style. towards the end of the interview, she smiled a couple of times and put me at ease. the student interviewer was really nice and friendly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Howard Johnsons Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2004

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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