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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?

2 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?

25 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 (basically)?" Report Response

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

"Why do you think that some MD's look down on DO's?" Report Response

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

"Talk about your research. Would you be interested in continuing research during your medical school career? What are your MCAT scores and GPA (The interviewers dont get to see them. He just wanted to know so that he could predict how I would do in my first year if I were accepted)? Any questions for me? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you think a lot of MD's, look down on DO's?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A really indepth question about the research that I'm involved with that I should have readily known the answer to, but explained everything else that I did remember, and that seemed to be good enough. Whew! " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Reviewed AMCAS, read up on some ethical issues, Prayed and put it all in God's Hands." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students all seemed really happy to be there, and were enjoying their medical school experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Neither the Financial Aid representative nor the head of the PBL pathway was there to speak to us. But it wasn't so bad because I hear that the financial aid lady is really blunt and tells you that you wont get much money anyway." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the interview experience was great. The whole day went by smoothly, the students who gave the tour were really nice and honest. When they found out who our interviewers were, they gave us tips on what to talk about, and the areas of our applications that we should make sure to stress. The interviewer was very laid back, no ethical questions, and just wanted to know about me and what I've been doing and where I would like to go in the future. " 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?

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?

02/06/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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