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  • New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine - NY
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Old Westbury
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"So do you like Turkish soup? Do you have a good recipie?(I'm not kidding) Who was the South African leader you worked with on your campaign for generic medicines? " Report Response

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

"How long have you known you wanted to be a doctor? What is your girlfriend's name? What does she do? What is your favorite work in the Museum of Modern Art? " Report Response

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

"You've been to Angor Wat; what do you think about their plans to cut down the trees and refill the Serei? Do you have any questions for me? What languages do you speak besides english? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You've been to Angor Wat; what do you think about their plans to cut down the trees and refill the Serei (ancient manmade lakes)? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When you say you worked with South African leaders, who specificaly are you talking about? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews, read both supplemental and accomas in detail. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"-Pretty campus -Metropolitan New York rotations -Clinical facility on the campus -Enthusiastic tour guides -Large number of students of color and muslim students -African American woman dean (never mind who she's related to) " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"-Huge class size (290) -While it was by far the most diverse student body I saw, the social scene seemed very segregated. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It was what I expected but a bit nicer. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I knew this was the school I was going to end up at (barring admission to a metropolitan east coast MD granting school) from the moment I got out of the cab. The feeling only increased when I met the Dean (who has great style by the way) and continued into my interview where after a rapid fire discussion about cooking, the human cost of archeological preservation and a few other curious topics the interviewer told me he was trying to recruit more students like me for his school. My interviewer talked VERY fast. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/03/2005

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

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