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  • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Biddeford
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

Open file

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

"I see your stats are kinda s****, what's your biggest weakness going to be going into medical school" Report Response

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

"Why Maine?" Report Response

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

"Why DO?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you consider X-EMS experience to be a form of public health" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"At this school you have to work with people in close groups for long periods of time, how will you deal with people you don't like? (It was hard because they changed subjects 180 degrees and all but cut my previous answer off to switch questions. It was also difficult because of how negatively connotated the questions was)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed questions on SDN, researched election info for Maine, prepped the basic questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school....but, nothing about the interview did. They had such a negative connotation to every question it was borderline depressing, and it definitely popped my happy balloon early on in the interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewers. Extremely negative, cut between topics and between positive and negative connotations of questions so fast. One seemed like she had better things to do." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to waste the gas, vacation day, time, money." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"School is great. People are great. This pair of interviewers sucked." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Chain

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 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?

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Reconsider your interviewers or possibly offer 2 interviews per candidate so some of us don't get stuck with 1 pair as our only voice during adcom meetings." Report Response

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