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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

No Response

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"You seem like you have other interviews. Do you? I bet you were also accepted. Were you? I also think you applied to allopathic schools Did you? - I thought this was an awful way to start the interview. It's out of the scope of what we should have been talking about." Report Response

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

"Why Touro? - talk about diversity and NYC and underserved" Report Response

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

"What would you do to improve underserved urban community health care centers?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You're in a room with a resident and patient. The resident leaves the room. The patient tells you that he has a life-threatening condition. What do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and solid understanding of why DO and why underserved" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"flipped classroom 3 days of class - tues-thursday; mon and fri testing days" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No clinical research affiliated with the school. nontransparency with COMLEX2 scores - and when I asked about it, they got very defensive. rotations were not near harlem so you have to move in the 3rd and 4th year free clinic run by students isn't even ready yet. they have it in place, but apparently they need to go through some legal documents with lawyers before it could be used. graffiti on the walls outside of the school! how?!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you interview on a monday, you do not have the opportunity to talk to many students because they are all taking exams" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I was unimpressed by this school and very disappointed when they were not transparent with their comlex scores and what they were trying to do to address it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

1 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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

No Response

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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