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  • New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Old Westbury
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

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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 think your ethnic background affects your view of family values?" Report Response

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

"What do you think is the likelihood that you will pursue family practice?" Report Response

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

"What do you think was the greatest hardship that you have endured and overcome?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"After I told my interviewer that I was an only child, he asked me (facetiously) how spoiled I am." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There were no tough or unexpected questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN/Researched osteopathic medicine and its history/spoke with a DO graduate/ reread all the applicaiton materials and the info that they handed out while I was waiting to be called for the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewer, staff, students guides, and fellow interviewees were very friendly and unpretentious, and the atmosphere was relaxed. The interveiw felt more like a discussion than an interview. I felt comfortable there. And the OMM and anatomy labs were the best that I have seen." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library is poorly ventilated and dungeon-like. The gym was disappointing, but they said that they had plans for renovating it. Also, NYCOM is located in Old Westbury, a very expensive neighborhood." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There were two groups of interview, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. I was one of the morning interviews. (There were about 8 of us) While waiting for our interviews, we were given some info about the school to look over. My interviewer was a very friendly and spend the second half of the interview showing me a streaming video of one of his lectures. After my interview, which lasted about 15 minutes, we were shown a presentation about the Problem Based Learning Curriculum during lunch and financial aid. Then we were given a tour of campus. The second group of interviewees went for their interviews while the first group was dismissed." 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/04/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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