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  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine at Erie
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Erie
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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 different panels of 2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"The group portion consisted of an initial introduction, what volunteering/research/etc have you done, and then discussion about a friend you suspect of cheating." Report Response

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

"New for Erie is MMI. We were given a NYT article to read prior, one question was about that, then there were the usual why DO, what else would you do, why should we accept you." Report Response

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

"If a prof. told you your MCAT was too low for med school, how would you respond?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None were that interesting..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why should we accept you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, interview feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly, low tuition, good board pass rates/match performance" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of focus on research, very rule-oriented (though aspects of this I think are good, it just worries me somewhat), pathways were not well explained. They send decision letters through USPS. Why must schools do this??" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I was surprised the extent to which I liked it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PIT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton Garden Inn Erie

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/25/2015

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Email admissions decisions!! USPS is too slow!" Report Response

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