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  • California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University
  • Podiatry School
  • Oakland
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Why should we pick you for one of the 48 spots in our class?" Report Response

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

"Do you think your biology section on your MCAT score reflects your knowledge of biology?" Report Response

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

"What would a family member say is your biggest strength?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your least favorite class in undergrad and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would your family members say is something that you should change about yourself?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The clinical experiences at highlands hospital during rotations" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the city of Oakland" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview was at the end of the day, right after lunch." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really loved the school and everyone I encountered there was very friendly!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

Oakland international

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Homewood suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/14

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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