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

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Tell me about [research subject in my application]. 3. Tell me about [person in my application]. 4. Tell me about [hobby/interest in my application]. 5. Why medicine? Why DO? " Report Response

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

"6. Your coursework and application are fine, but your MCAT is below the standard for our students. Would you mind working with people who had a better MCAT score than you? 7. How would you solve a conflict between two people or between yourself and someone else, say in [club I was in] or in a PBL format? 8. Describing strengths is easy, but what would other people say your weaknesses are?" Report Response

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

"9. I see you had lots of leadership roles, being asked to [lead school class] and with [my research]. Describe other leadership roles you have had and what your leadership style is. 10. Do you feel like you have worked as hard as possible during college, or could you have worked harder? 11. Describe your educational experience." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"1. Tell me about [research subject from my application]. 2. Tell me about [person mentioned in my application]. 3. Tell me about [hobby on application]." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you feel like you have worked as hard as possible during college, or could you have worked harder?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Interview Feedback...read all the questions people had been asked and wrote answers for all of them, asked my family to help me come up with answers, printed out school website (the whole thing) to read and study on the plane" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I loved the location...so pretty. The school is really new and the facilities are beautiful. The people there were all friendly, and the interviewer had patience with my bout of nerves and walked me through it. Good lunch." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No one in the community new about the school. It gave off this vibe like it was too new or too young. Bradenton traffic is terrible." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"No one in the community new about the school. It gave off this vibe like it was too new or too young. Bradenton traffic is terrible." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was nice, one interviewer was late which worked for me because I was really nervous in the beginning. By the time I calmed down the other interviewer came, and I think the first one was nice and didn't tell him how nervous I was. From their comments and questions about my application, they were VERY familiar with it and my LORs. Cool!" 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?

10 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?

TPA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2006

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

6 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?

4 out of 10

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