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  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine at Erie
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Erie
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Describe the time you demonstrated leadership skills? How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

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

"What are some challenges you have overcome and how? How do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"Do you think you can handle the stress of medical school? How do you deal with conflict? Summarize the article you read prior to this interview (AIDS virus/mice article given to us during our in-brief)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Before the interviews started, the group of applications was asked to read a 2-page article on "AIDS virus utilization for blood-cell diseases in mice." Told we would be asked questions about the article in our interview. At the end of the interview, I was asked to summarize the article. I wasn't impressed with this technique. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are you're strengths and weaknesses." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked with current students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were very friendly. Very quiet surroundings, very little to distract one from their studies." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"New facility was very sterile. Plain white walls and white tile, nothing on the walls. Too clean. Can't have drinks and food outside the cafeteria. Mandatory attendance and dress code. They really don't have any great study areas, simply only the small library or the cafeteria, most students study at home. Lectures keep you in class nearly 8 to 5 every day. Board pass rate is simply the national averge: 92%." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They use a standard interview questionare. All students are asked the same questions. The interviewers were friendly and stuck to the script, nothing out of left field. After the standard questions were asked, the topic was mostly the local area and things to do on your "off" time." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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