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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why medicine? Why DO?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your clinical experience." Report Response

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

"Tell me your life story." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me your life story. (I gave my interviewer a concise version because I didn't want to bore him with all the details but ultimately tied my answer back to why I wanted to become a DO.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above. (Only because it was so unexpected.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my application the night before, school's website, spoke to current NYCOM student" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Stan and Ped (though I knew about them before, they were pretty cool to see up close), clinical affliations, overall student body (very warm and receptive)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library because it's verrrry small." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very laid back. My interviewer was pretty cool and asked me straightfoward questions. I did feel like I had a lot more to say that I was alotted time for but this could have been attributed to me being the last person to interview during our session. Eitherway, the interview went well and I just found out that I got in... I'll be going to NYCOM come August!!!" 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?

In 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

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/11/2006

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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