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  • Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Stratford
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

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?

6 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?

2

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"why osteopathic medicine" Report Response

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

"why not business" Report Response

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

"how has lindenwold changed (I mentioned I had grown up there)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what would you tell someone who is contemplating going into medical school but intends to be involved only in the business aspects of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what is the asset level of the bank you worked at 2 years ago? what is the interest rate on the savings acct at the bank you worked at?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Didn't" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how organized the institution was - pamphlets, brochures" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"interviewer grilled me about a bank i worked at quite some time ago. both interviewers also seemingly didn't care about evidence based medicine - one of the students who was interviewing me stated that she thought it was "hilarious" when a physician questioned her about the scientific evidence of OMM. Towards the end of the interview, they seemed too defensive of OMM. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I'm expected to know minute details about a place I worked at many years ago." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think my interview experience was an exception to the norm - it may have been that my interviewer (a PhD and not a DO) was just quirky. I felt like I was slammed for being a business major in that they kept pressing about why I wanted to be a doctor after I had fully explained myself. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

03/09/2006

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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