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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"What was the most interesting thing you have scene during your work in the ER?" Report Response

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

"Why D.O.? Why LECOM?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any family in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Most interesting ER experience?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"All questions were fairly easy. The interview session was not meant to grill you, it was relaxed and conversational. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my personal statement and essays. Looked at the website, and read SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"school was modern, clean. There is a mandatory shirt and tie dress code, so the atmosphere was very professional. The staff was friendly. The interview day was relaxed and the interview itself was conversational. I was pleasantly surprised by how big Erie is, and the weather was not too cold ( I come from the west coast). Also, LECOM owns their own hospital. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviews actually could have been a little longer. Short amount of time to make a great impression. The library closes at 11, and the school closes at 12." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. Easy to find the school, airport was easy as well." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very positive overall. Friendly staff, I liked the city. I think people give the location a bad rap because the school is randomly in suburbia, but the town extends far beyond the campus. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Detroit and Erie

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?

SpringHill by Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/24/2008

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?

8 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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