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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Why osteopathy?" Report Response

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

"Biggest weakness? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why didn't you become a professional golf caddie? (I was one in high school and college)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who is the person that knows you best and how would they describe you? What is your biggest weakness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over application and research, school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students there were VERY down to earth. The facilities seemed really nice. I was glad that other students (undergrads) would be on campus (my college had 25K students, so it was nice to see some people)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library was closed, but they said it was very small (but everything is on electronic journal). I come from a big city, so the area was pretty rural for me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How nice the area around the school is. And how comepletely cheap the cost of living is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think overall the day went very well. There seemed to be a lot of sitting around, but there was almost a 1-1 ratio of med school students to interviewees, so you got LOTS of questions answered. The interview was VERY conversational, while at the same time providing me a chance to let them know me and why I want to be a doctor. I think everything went well because I got in a few weeks later." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Economy Inn (I think)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/05/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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