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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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? Why LECOM? Tell us about yourself." Report Response

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

"Tell us about a conflict you've had and what did you learn from it." Report Response

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

"When did you know you wanted to be a physician and what was it to drove you into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about a conflict you've had and what did you learn from it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a conflict you've had and what did you learn from it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read up about school, looked over AACOMAS and secondaries" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It seems like a great school. Great facilities from what I've seen. Students seem happy. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't see any human patient simulators and they didn't talk about the use of standardized patients. Do they have these? The interview was a bit like an interrogation. They kept trying to talk me out of my answers. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They ask for your hotel info because they send you a care package. There's no modesty in medicine. The tour guide took the applicants (mostly females) into the men's locker room while they were stripping down to their underwear. Then, they took us into the OPP lab where again everyone was half naked. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Thank you LECOM!!! I'll probably be seeing you next year. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2008

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

8 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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

1 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"It is too hard to get in touch with Amy Rowe." Report Response

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