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  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Biddeford
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 15 years?" Report Response

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

"What is your biggest gripe with medicine today?" Report Response

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

"Interviewer: "I know everyone has a canned answer for why why medicine and why D.O.? So... to heck with it."" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What unique quality do you bring to the medical profession?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you had to work under the authority of a business mind who insists you see 5.4 patients an hour?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, Reviewed UNECOM's website, and tried not to stress." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and people in Maine were all very friendly. The interview day was very low pressure. I felt like the students giving the tour were very sincere and would give you a straight answer to anything you asked. They didn't try to "sell" the school too much. Everyone seemed happy to be there. The coast of Maine is beautiful!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. Despite what some people have said about having to move out in the summer, I found that many students live there year round. Some students live right on the beach and have a year contract." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have forked out the cash to rent a car. I rode around with another interviewee to tour the town. I wish I would have been free to do more once he took off. Also... Saco is pronounced Sock-O" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was relaxed, but I felt that great questions were asked." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

PWM

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hamton Inn Saco

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/13/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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