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"Continue with your amazing interview process!"
"Keep doing what you're doing! I loved this experience."
"None. They did very well in setting up and running the interview day. I got a very good sense of campus life and what Kent State has to offer."
"I have none"
"Printed out info slides could have been in smaller font and used less pages."
"Nothing! Everybody was great! Very approachable and they genuinely care about their students. I have emailed Carla a few times, and she emails me back within minutes every time!"
"Just to continue being so helpful and kind."
"Nothing. Everyone is great!"
"Don't pull interviewees for interviews during the question and answer time with the students."
"Keep up the good work!"
"Very kind and nice admissions staff. I really enjoyed my interview there mainly because of them."
"Do no ask personal questions. One of the secretaries asked me what other schools I had interviews at and which school I was going to choose."
"Perhaps mail an itinerary of the process beforehand."
"Everything was wonderful"
"I didn't really see any problems with the admissions office.I received a courtesy call 2 days prior"
"Tell your student tour guides to not bash other podiatry programs. It is not very professional!"
"The admissions office was very nice."
"Can you explain your low MCAT score and how you changed your studying when your retook it?"
"How did you prepare for the MCAT?"
"What did working at X as a medical assistant teach you about patient care?"
"After shadowing a variety of specialties, why did you choose podiatry?"
"How did you get into Podiatry?"
"How I obtained my research in podiatric medicine?"
"Tell me about your research?"
"Tell me about x and y grades."
"What are characteristics from the DPM you shadowed that you would emulate in your future as a physician?"
"Why do Podiatry?"
"Why choose Kent?"
"You've shadowed a lot of different specialties. Why podiatry instead of the other fields of medicine?"
"Why podiatry and not MD or DO?"
"What makes you think you'll be able to handle the rigorous course load here at pod school?"
"Why not physical therapy or MD?"
"What was your favorite undergrad class and your favorite thing about your undergrad institution?"
"How will you manage with the school load since its been 2 years since you graduated?"
"Why podiatry? Why Kent?"
"Explain a grade."
"Why did you pick the undergraduate school that you did?"
"Tell me about the podiatrist that you shadowed."
"Tell us more about your shadowing"
"How did you study for the MCAT?"
"Why not become a DO?"
"Can you explain your research?"
"You mentioned you had a positive shadowing experience, can you tell us how that influenced your decision to pursue podiatry?"
"Tell me about yourself."
"Tell me about yourself..."
"What are your hobbies outside of academics?"
"What is your motivation to do well as a student"
"What do you do to keep yourself organized?"
"What do you do in your spare time"
"why ocpm and pod?"
"Name 3 qualities that will help you succeed in podiatry school."
**Know your personal statement & be prepared to explain your shadowing experience if they have questions**
"what do you do in your spare time?"
"Where do you see yourself in 10-15 years"
"What is your favorite movie or book?
"Favourite book or movie"
"Goals for the future"
"describe x situation from your personal statement.
"All questions were specifically about my application, essay, and time spent with a DPM. I think I talked too much, because there weren't many questions asked at all. It looked like I beat her to the questions. :)"
"who was my hero and why"
"What is your favorite movie and why?"
"What kinds of surgeries or procedures have to shadowed before?"
"How would your friends describe you?"
"If your best friend was sitting in here, how would they describe you?"
"I was asked about a field research project I worked on in Costa Rica"
"What are your hobbies?"
"Where would I donate money if given the opportunity"
"I see you have a patent, tell me a little bit about that"
"What do you do in your spare time?"
"What do you do outside of academics?"
"What was the most interesting case that you have seen while shadowing a podiatrist?"
"What impacted you the most during your shadowing experiences?"
"Tell us your interests and hobbies."
"Besides your academic pursuits what are some of your hobbies/ interests?"
"What is something that a Podiatrist you shadowed did that really impressed you, and that you want to emulate in the future."
"You were born in california, so why not go to a podiatry school in california?"
"How did you manage both athletics and academics in undergrad?"
"What qualities would I like to emulate with regards to the podiatrist I shadowed?"
"What was your favorite class in undergrad?"
"How do you plan on handling the curriculum?"
"Why podiatry and why Kent state?"
"Why not DO school?"
"tell me more about the doctor you shadowed."
"Why is Kent the best fit for you and your wife?"
"Elaborate on the local news feature you were a part of for diabetes research."
"If you could have your pick of MD, DO, or DPM what would you pick?"
"Why do you participate in [extracurricular] activities?"
"If you could change one thing in your undergraduate career what would it be"
"What was your fav. undergrad class?"
"Tell me your top 2 favorite movies."
"What is the best thing you have adopted in your undergruaduate"
"What is the secret ingredient in your steak spice rub? (a little off topic)"
"What's your favorite book?
**This question took me by surprise, so make sure you know of one**"
"How have you matured throughout college?"
"Wasn't really asked any in the interview. They went over my file and said that they really wanted me at their school."
"What I do to keep myself organized besides the things that I talked about in my essay."
"What field of Podiatry do you want to go into after grad and why."
"What is your favorite book?"
"I didn't really get asked any questions other than what my goals were for the future. Since, I had atteneded the week-long internship, I got to know the staff well and when I went for the interview it was straight-forward and not many questions. "
"What is your favorite book or movie?"
"I wasn't asked anything interesting- just questions about my app. & experience with a DPM."
"she asked my views on how podiatry is seen in the medical community. not bad"
"if i were to re do the way i did my undergrad and pre req if i would change anything"
""What is your favorite book?" and/or "What is your favorite movie?""
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