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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 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)?

"How would you describe yourself, both strengths and characteristics you might need to improve?" Report Response

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

"What other activities and interests have you been pursuing outside of school?" Report Response

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

"Which pathway do you feel your learning style would best match?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which characteristic would you like to improve upon?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above, except that when I answered it the first time, the interviewers mentioned that all the other students had given the same answer. So what was another one?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed a list of standard questions...quickly typed out short answers to keep me focused...." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were willing to share personal opinions of how they viewed their own roles at LECOM. Also, we had a chance to have lunch alongside other MS1 and MS2 students and could observe their activities and demeanor. Everyone seem happy and some were even asking us questions...." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. The process was streamline and efficient. The staff was optimistic about us and tried to convey a real interest in us as people. Dr. Wise was amazing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Research opportunities are a bit difficult to break into, unless you have some prior experience in the lab or field. Need to be proactive and driven if you want to make a name for yourself; nothing is 'offered', just mentioned." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I can honestly say that I was impressed. My other choice was PCOM, and I wasn't sure how to decide until I looked at the numbers (number of elective/selective choices, cost of education, living expenses, number of topics taught, number of hours for OPP/OMM, number of students who got one of their top three choices of residencies). They are also ranked as matching one of the highest number of specialties among DO schools." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/08/2007

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

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