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"The presentation was great, the interview went smoothly."
"They are great, wish they accepted me"
"Nothing it was great!"
"They treated us very well and have been responsive and helpful throughout the application cycle. Certain other schools should take note!"
"To be a little more organized. The interview day only lasted from 10:00-2:30, but it definitely felt long because of how unorganized it was. There was a lot of just waiting around and at one point there was a lot of confusion with the admissions staff of who had had both of their interviews (a student interview and a faculty/dean interview). Also the student interview didn't seem necessary."
"Keep up the great work."
"The admission staff is really friendly! If you stay at Hotel Newton they may even come to pick you up. They make every part of your day go by real smoothly. They remember the names of most current podiatry students, that shows the level of involvement they have not only during the admission process but after as well."
"Every admissions member was very friendly."
"Tour given by a student was too informal and seemed to lack some knowledge about the school."
"Nothing. They were perfect, friendly, and efficient. Just an all-around pleasant experience."
"to be more organized with the day's plans."
"I really enjoyed this interview and I don't think there is anything they need to change."
"No Pop essay writing during interview process... our brains arent functioning in the AM if we had a"
"Provide an agenda of the interview day in hard copy form. And maybe some notepad for notes."
""Talk to me about ______" (insert extracurricular, research, job, etc)."
"Explain your gap year - what did you do during that time?"
"Why Podiatric Medicine?"
"what do you do if you are falling behind in a class"
"Tell me about yourself?"
"Why did I switch from an MD track? (shadowed a lot of MDs)"
"Tell us a little about yourself."
"How will you adjust to living in New York?"
"How did you study for the MCAT"
"Why NYC and NYCPM?"
"What did you think of the new MCAT?"
"Are you aware of the residency shortage facing podiatry (kind of a trick question, do your research)?"
"How did you get introduced to medicine?"
"Why podiatry? How did you learn about podiatry?"
"Considering you have never lived in a large city, what do you think you will like about New York City and why choose NYC over the other programs in smaller towns."
"What are your thoughts on the residency shortage?"
"Introduce yourself/Tell me about yourself"
"Why do you want to do a DPM instead of an MD?"
"Why Podiatry? Do you like NY?"
"How will adjusting to a city like New York affect you?"
"How would you handle the stress if you get a bad grade in class?"
"Can you adjust to New York city?"
"How do your parents feel about the area?"
"How do you feel about your MCAT score?"
"How do you stay organized?"
"Why NYCPM, asked about my personal statement"
"What was your favorite class?"
"Why did you choose that major?"
"Normal questions about grades, experience, why podiatry, and why NYCPM."
"Why do u want to enter podiatry?"
"What are some of your strengths and weaknesses?"
"Tell me about yourself."
"Are you satisfied with your grades? DAT scores?"
"why do you want to go to NYCMP?"
"Where do you see yourself in ten years?"
"why this school?"
"How did you get involved in podiatry?"
"What do you know about pod?"
"what was college like?"
"What was your favorite class and why."
"Why pod? "
"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
"How do you know podiatry is for you?"
"Any interesting stories from my MA job"
"Most interesting thing I saw while shadowing?"
"What was your volunteer abroad experience about?"
"Tell me about your research experience"
"what are you most proud of"
"What makes you think you can handle the curriculum?"
"Do you know their is a residency shortage?"
"Are you aware of the residency shortage and how do you feel about it?"
"Since you didn't score that well on your MCAT, do you think you have a problem with standardized tests?"
"What did you think of the new MCAT"
"Are you aware of the residency shortage? How will you make sure that this doesn't happen to you ?"
"I wasn't asked any unique questions"
"what was the last book you read?"
"Did you research the residency shortage? How do you feel about it?"
"Asked how I feel about the "residency crisis" that occurred and is still having an impact."
"What happened on the MCAT?"
"What's going to make you pick a school?"
"Do you have family in the area? Do you like NYC? etc."
"All were pretty general, very laid back."
"How I would compare shadowing a podiatrist to dentist (I switched from pre dental and took DAT)"
"Why not California schools?"
"Asked about my siblings."
"What is it that you really like about Podiatry?"
"Tell me more about your extracurricular activities and working with developmentally disabled people."
"Do u think it will be hard for u to live in NY?"
"What do you want out of life 15 years down the road"
"What is North Carolina like? (Interviewer wants to retire there, and I informed him that the cost of living is approx. three times less in NC than NYC)"
"What do you know about Podiatry"
"How do you plan on paying for your tuition?"
"what are your weaknesses? how do you study?"
"Why NYCPM over the 7 other pod schools???"
"why this school over others?"
"How should my daughter get involved in community volunteer activities?"
"Why did you take biochem twice?"
"Nothing out of the ordinary. I suppose What is your favorite class?"
"Do you have any family in the NY area? (wanted to know if I would have a support system outside of the school)"
"You're the first person to say you're not intimidated by the area, why is that?"
"How are you planning to pay for the school? "
"Character in a novel that most represents you. "
"What's up with this "F"?"
"Where do I see myself in 10 years?"
"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?"
"Why are you interested in Podiatry?"
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