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  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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?

2

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)?

"About what makes Harlem underserved." Report Response

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

"About my MCAT score." Report Response

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

"About my research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical question." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Harlem question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, SDN, reading local news about Harlem, school recent news, watched information videos." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The open access to the college, which is open 24/7. The locality to the rest of Manhattan." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewers were rude. They put down their own students. I was especially unimpressed with the attitude of one of the interviewers, who seemed mad she had to interview me since I was the last interview of her day. This school made the other schools I interviewed at seem better in comparison. They need to realize all of these students have other interviews, they are not the only fish in the sea. Treat those coming to your school with respect." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Consider this school if you can genuinely afford to live in Manhattan and love the city. There are schools out there just as good in much more affordable areas that will leave a better impression on you." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't forget, you are feeling out this school as much as they are feeling out you! Apply around. Once I got to this school I did not find it impressive." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Newark

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Royal Place Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

No

General Info

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

1 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?

9 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?

1 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"To increase the eco-friendliness of this school, have recycling. Also, remember the attitude you show affects the feelings students have. If you are bickering amongst yourselves, students see this and remember. It affects the way they feel about the school." Report Response

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