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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"What would you do if your patient refused to vaccinate herself and her infant (if you're a primary care physician)?" Report Response

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

"Why BCOM?" Report Response

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

"I can't really say this particular question because it is pertinent to me and it would give who I am to the school- All i could say is review your application, secondary, and optional exhibits and be prepared to answer any questions that is pertinent to you." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The questions that was most pertinent to me." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is insurance a right or privilege (or something along the lines like that)?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading SDN and its forums (from past and current cycles), Utilizing the career development center from my school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are brand spanking new. However, mostly, the students, faculty, and administration are extremely nice and welcoming! Average boards scores (from the inaugural class) was fine (in my book)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There are no close apartments or stores that is within walking distance around BCOM itself. Having a car will be kind of useful (for convenience sake). However, I believe living there without a car is do-able. There is transportation provided by NMSU." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"N/A" 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?

9 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

El Paso

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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

6 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"N/A" Report Response

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