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  • Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Stratford
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?

10 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?

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 osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"What was the very first thing that sparked your interest in medicine?" Report Response

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

"Are there any extracurricular activities that you would like the committee to know about, especially any leadership roles that you participated in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I wouldn't say any of the questions were interesting. However, what was interesting was the very first thing he said, which was ''I am not here to intimidate you. I am here to get to know you so that I can be an advocate of yours to the committee.'' The interview had a very casual atmosphere. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If there was one thing I could change about UMDNJ, what would it be? (Not really a tough question, I just didn't know how to answer it really)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I checked out questions on SDN and the web." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone there smiles and is happy, even the students. They are all very nice. The campus is big and clean. There is an affiliated hospital in walking distance from the main campus. They have two dedicated residency programs with 25 slots each year and they favor their own students; emergency medicine and surgery residencies." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was kind of upset that I couldn't start school tomorrow. Seriously though, I can't think of anything." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not sure." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very casual and I felt very comfortable. It was a very good experience for me. Everyone was extremely nice and helpful. Don't sweat it." 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?

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?

10/30/2007

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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