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  • The Commonwealth Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Scranton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2, 30 minutes each

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)?

"Describe how your position at a current job you have relates to a physician an athlete plays (either basketball, baseball or football)." Report Response

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

"Why would you move from California all the way out here?" Report Response

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

"What do you like about TCMC?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you won $100,000 what would you spend it on?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe something significant you learned while traveling somewhere." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed sdn feedback, read an interview book with lots of questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How welcoming everyone I met was! How laid back my faculty interviewer was. She was hilarious!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The way my student interviewer did not smile." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known I was going to such a small town in the middle of nowhere." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone was very nice but I don't know if I could live somewhere so quiet. On the flip side it felt very safe!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

scranton/wilkes-barre airport

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

No Response

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

August 29, 2014

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?

2 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 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?

No Response

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