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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?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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 did you apply to NYCOM?" Report Response

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

"Why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me more about your research background." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about manipulation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why NYCOM (just because it was the first of the interview)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed NYCOM site, read over Wikipedia entries, looked over my PS, read an interview book, and just reminded myself that I was there cause they wanted to know me (not cause I needed to impress them.)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The OMM room, the anatomy suite, the standardized patient training rooms, the friendliness of the students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Class size (n=300+)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Class size; cost of living around the area (much higher than my country bumpkin self had expected)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, quite a nice school, and very easy-going interview experience (don't worry)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

LaGuardia

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

01/06/2011

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?

6 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?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Try to be as friendly on the phone as you are in person" Report Response

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