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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

In a group

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

"What was your introduction to Osteopathic medicine? Tell us something that is not in your file." Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress? Do you feel your academic record is a true reflection of the type of student you are? What is your GPA and MCAT? " Report Response

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

"Give an example of when a group was better than a single leader." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing too interesting...the general questions as in previous years." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Again, nothing too hard...sometimes the "tell us about yourself" can be tricky as you don't want to overload them with useless details about your life." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, got some good sleep and arrived early!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"School Location, PBL--I personally think it is AWESOME! Yes, you do have to read a ton of pages everyday, but it does give you a lot more flexibility in your schedule. Also, the students rock the face off of years 3 and 4....which is where you get to "rub shoulders" and impress future residency directors." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that there are only 4 cadavers in the anatomy room and all of the tests are done based off of pictures/slides." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't find any surprises." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"GREAT SCHOOL!! Definitely NOT for everyone though! If you like to read, study as a team, and take initiative in your medical education, then PBL is for you! If you like lectures...don't come here! You won't get them! =)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

Tampa International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Treasure Bay Hotel and Marina

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2008

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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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