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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?

1 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?

30 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?

Closed file

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

"Why DO?" Report Response

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

"Summarize the article." Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress? Same as other feedbacks...no surprises. Very low stress." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not much new here...Why DO? How do you handle stress?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Give example of how you handled a conflict in the past?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN feedback. Read it again. Practice. Repeat. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"PBL. Awesome. We sat in on an entire 2 hr PBL session and I can see that it definitely works. I think I would learn VERY well in that enviornment." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"People who weren't scheduled to speak with us kinda stayed away...quiet group of interviewees too, but they were all nice. I don't mind the dress code thing, but some people do." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How awesome the area is. It seems like there's nothing to do, but you just have to find it. There are some very nice shopping malls, a nice movie theater that serves beer and wine, great beaches...on and on...it's not as BFE as people think/say." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Arrive at 7:45am. Go through security. They're hard core about it. Better safe than sorry, I guess. Intro speech. There were 10 interviewees total and we interviewed 2 on 1, closed file, in two groups. We had to read an article and summarize it. Piece of cake. Don't sweat it. When I finished my interview we waited for the second group to finish and compared notes. Then went to a full 2 hour PBL session. Each interviewee went to a different session. Very good program they have here. This is really the cornerstone of the school. After PBL, we had lunch with 2 second years who answered questions...very nice. Next we had a very short fin aid talk and a quick tour. Didn't see the cadaver lab because a class was in there, and didn't see the library just 'cause...but it's probably all electronic anyways. Nice new facility, everyone was friendly. Staff/faculty were lighthearted and joking. Great town. Went to the beach the day before. Warm water, kinda like a lightly heated pool. Stayed at Hampton Inn. Very nice also. Overall very good experience. I like this place alot and I'll be very disappointed if they turn me down." 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?

8 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?

SRQ

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 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?

10/01/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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