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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"What makes you a unique applicant and why do want to become an osteopathic physician here at LECOM?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever had a conflict and how did you resolve it? With that, what is your leadership style?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your most memorable experience in the hospital setting you worked..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None of the questions were very "interesting" per se... So I'll just give you another example of what they asked me: What are three words that describe you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is one of your weaknesses? (One of the interviewers didn't like my response and made me come up with a different one)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Mock Interview, Online research, Talking through the answers to sample questions..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Health and Wellness Center is AWESOME. Amy is fabulous. Dress code is okay. Lots of housing close to campus. PBL pathway mock session was actually pretty fun. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm a bit nervous about not being allowed to even have water anywhere on campus except the cafeteria... seems a bit much... I understand no food, and even uncovered containers, but not even water? I mean, we are grown-ups..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Well, they won't tell you, but I wish I had known if it was going to be a group or an individual interview... they enjoy the element of surprise :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"LECOM seems very professional, as a medical school should... The staff seems very friendly for the most part... Students seem to enjoy themselves... Wish I was allowed to drink water... Not sure how to survive without coffee either... Erie has a small town feel and is really cute... I think it will be a good environment for studying... housing is cheap... Thank God they plow during the winter!" 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?

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?

Erie Airport... RUDE agents so beware

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?

Residence Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2009

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?

5 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?

2 out of 10

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