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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

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Why not MD? " Report Response

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

"What would you change about yourself or in your life? " Report Response

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

"If you had a time capsule and could meet any person in history who would it be? and Why? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had a time capsule and could meet any person in history who would it be? and Why? I had seen this question on SDN before and always forgot to think of an answer so I was very unprepared for it. In the end I said the inventor of plastic ( yes the material we use on a daily basis) . WE ALL laughed and I got in so that very "left-field" answer didn't hurt me. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any questions for us? I couldn't think of any because the school did a wonderful job of answering them all! " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over my ps and related items, relaxed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The PBL structure. I was a little worried at first that it was going to be hard to commit to, but then I realized most medical schools ( INCLUDING University of Florida medical school are moving towards PBL) I realized it must be great! PLUS, the test scores were high and the school was brand new and everyone seemed nice. BEWARE however, if you are the type of person who doesn't motivate easily, this program may not work for you. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much...maybe the immediate area, it is nice but very small town suburb. But you are really close to Sarasota and Tampa so good location" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How long the day was going to be. Whewww I was exhausted when I got out. 7:45-2:45 ish..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved it. After I left it was my top choice. I have been accepted and I am happy! " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/21/2009

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 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?

10 out of 10

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