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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"What made you want to persue medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why D.O? Why NYCOM" Report Response

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

"With so much related medical experience, which ones do you feel will be of advantage to you in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"all were simple if you know yourself and your reasons for doing what you are doing. no direct questions about anything like stem cell research ect. maybe b/c i related a lot of my answers to that anyways so why ask again" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Put time and thought into my primaries and secondaries. Doing so solidified my answers to the questions on them and i really didnt prepare because i didnt want to sound rehearsed even with unique material" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"OMM Lab was great...so much natural light..windows all over. imaculate. Anatomy lab was good too. The campus overall is very nice. Lots of parking unlike the state school i went to for undergrad. Very up to date with technology. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing much except the living situations but thats not up to them. The town is upscale and nassau county is very expensive to live in. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That when you gett off The expressway onto glencove road, it does not say north or south and its parallel to the highway when you get off (east west). on the directions it just said take north. I went the wrong way but that wasnt too bad" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Excellent. They already have a summary of your credintals made for the interviewer with points for certain categories. I got a look at mine and a couple of others' and i was wayyyy ahead of the game so i didnt stress. Very relaxed and laid back. They just ask you to elaborate on things you already put so its up to you to showcase how important it was by explaining on an open opportunity" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/21/2005

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

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