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  • Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Las Cruces
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 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?

Open file

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

"If you had to create a project that involved the entire class, and everyone had to participate in the project, how would you get your fellow students to participate?" Report Response

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

"What would this project be that involves the entire class?" Report Response

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

"What region of New Mexico do you feel best suited to live in for your clinical years, given the illegal immigrant population in Las Cruces, the homeless population in Albuquerque, or the native population on the reservation?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What region of New Mexico do you feel best suited to live in for your clinical years, given the illegal immigrant population in Las Cruces, the homeless population in Albuquerque, or the native population on the reservation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What region of New Mexico do you feel best suited to live in for your clinical years, given the illegal immigrant population in Las Cruces, the homeless population in Albuquerque, or the native population on the reservation?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed the BCOM newsletter and the website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school itself is beautiful and looks out onto this gorgeous mountain scenery. The golf cart tour of New Mexico State is very pleasant as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interview felt very awkward. The interviewers asked very long, detailed questions, which became difficult to fully answer given their length and intricacy." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This school REALLY is only looking for students who are willing to stay in the area." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the building is very nice and the curriculum shows a lot of promise. My interview was awkward, but that will vary significantly depending on who the interviewers are." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

El Paso International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton Garden Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

Jan 27

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 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?

8 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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