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  • New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Old Westbury
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Osteopathic medicine? What do you know about Osteopathy (interviewer wrote a book on osteopathic medicine so he seemed to be fishing to find out if I had read it or not)" Report Response

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

"Why are you interested in NYCOM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing he asked me was too interesting. Only asked the 3 questions listed above." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult. Only asked the 3 questions listed above. (I got an acceptance letter so I must have answered well enough)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student Doctor. Read up on the school's literature and my applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Campus (I'm attending school in a large urban area so it is nice to see grass). Facilities. Residency matching rates." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost of school. Class size of about 300" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Lunch would be nothing special. That you could have been out of there by 2pm (for the afternoon session) or stuck there until 4pm" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/09/2010

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?

7 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?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Give the students a schedule for which they are going to be interviewed. It was not fun waiting in the room for 3 hours waiting to be interviewed without knowing when it was your turn." Report Response

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