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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

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)?

"Why did you choose podiatry over any other profession?" Report Response

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

"What would a family member consider a personal strength of yours?" Report Response

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

"What would a family member consider a personal weakness of yours?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do I feel like I deserve to be here?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Faculty" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Rigors of second year combined with clinicals." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"n/a" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Amazing school. Faculty is very involved with the students and most of the students love the school. Anatomy lab was large and the student to cadaver ratio is 4:1. New MARC Lab and early clinical exposure were overall selling points for myself. The opportunities to conduct research was also a plus." 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?

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

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

Jan 14, 2015

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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