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  • Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Meridian
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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 is something negative on your transcripts that you wish you could change?" Report Response

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

"Describe why you wrote your personal statement the way you did." Report Response

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

"How can you uniquely contribute to ICOM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"N/A - There were no difficult questions. It was very conversational and positive." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reread my whole application and kind of rehearsed how I would describe certain things that would enhance my attractiveness as an applicant, such as clinical experience, volunteering, why medicine, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus is absolutely stunning. I love the area. And all the faculty are so positive and motivated to make this school amazing. I have a great feeling about the school ends think it will really make a name for itself." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Obviously, having not even a first class finishing a year, I did not get to talk to any current students. However, this is expected for any new school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A - just no your application and why you are pursuing medicine. Be yourself and everything will click." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I have been accepted to 7 schools already and ICOM is still my top choice. This is because I loved the area, the faculty, and had a very good gut feeling about the school during my interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Boise

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

No Response

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?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"N/A" Report Response

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