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  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - New York
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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)?

"First question-- so tell us about yourself. It all pretty much flowed from there..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I mentioned that I have been living in NY since I was 7, but that I wasn't born in the U.S. They asked me about how my being an immigrant affects my feelings toward NYC and why I want to practice medicine here..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were really difficult, but they were very open ended, so make sure that everything you talk about is something you can back up..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read the school's website, reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everybody was incredibly enthusiastic, even the students who were in the middle of a crazy week of exams..they were so proud to be there and answered all of our questions honestly. The professors that I met seemed very passionate and had great personalities...it seems like everybody at the school is happy to be there and feels a greater purpose in Urban healthcare." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really, maybe just that the food wasn't too good during lunch.." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the questions at the interview would be very open ended and that I would need to lead the interview .." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was really quite relaxed and enjoyable. The director of admissions is a very nice and helpful man, he is there to answer all of your questions honestly, so there isn't anything to worry about. You just have to be passionate about the fact that you want to be an osteopathic physician!" 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?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/23/2008

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

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