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  • Baptist Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Memphis, TN
Individual Feedback 1 5 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 4
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
5.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

Was this interview in-person or virtual?

Response # Responders
In Person 4
Virtual 0

Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 1
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 0
30 minutes 4
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 0
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 5
At a regional location 0
At another location 0

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 4
In a group 1

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 3
Closed file 2

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
2.40 5

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

"Why medicine? Why DO? Why BUCOM? Why Memphis?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why BUCOM? Why osteopathic medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are some challenges that the United States healthcare system is facing at the moment?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"How much do you bench? (I put weightlifting in my primary as a hobby)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why do You like internal medicine" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Probably the cheating one" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were to choose another career, what would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why don't You study icu" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"How do you plan on contributing to advance BUCOM's mission?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"They were all really easy lmao" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What impressed you positively?

"How well the hospital system is connected with the school - clinical rotations will clearly not be a problem." More from this Member | Report Response

"Internal Medicine is very intersting" More from this Member | Report Response

"Great staff that are both interested and interesting." More from this Member | Report Response

"The staff were extremely friendly and humble, didn't feel like they were putting on airs or anything" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. I didn't like having to tour a building that's under construction with hard hats, but it was great watching the vision coming together so well." More from this Member | Report Response

"The campus isn't even done yet. They literally had us wear hard hats while walking around campus...really?" More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they did not tell us that the first class was filled before the interview, so they only gave out provisional acceptances (waitlisted for this cycle but are automatically in for the next class if you do not get off the waitlist) or denials." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing in particular, maybe do some research on Memphis." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 0
Faculty member 4
Admissions staff 0
Other 0

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 4
Neutral 0
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
7.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 0
Out of state 4

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 0
2-3 hours 2
4-6 hours 1
7+ hours 1

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 4
Automobile 0
Train or subway 0
Other 0

What airport did you use?

Memphis

MCO -> MEM

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 0
Hotel 4
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn Memphis Airport

Yes

Would you recommend the hotel?

Comfort Inn Memphis Airport

Yes

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

Response # Responders
< $100 0
$101-$200 0
$201-$300 2
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 0
$501+ 2

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
5.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
3.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
5.20 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
7.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
5.00 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"In-person interviews are costly and unnecessary. It was great meeting the staff and seeing your plans and facilities in-person, but it definitely caused a dent." More from this Member | Report Response

"Mandatory in-person interviews, especially coming off the heels of the pandemic, are not necessary for any real reason." More from this Member | Report Response

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