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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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 do you know about osteopathic medicine?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What made you decide to be a doctor?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell me about the courses you took after you decided to become a doctor and your grades started to come up? How did you study for these courses - group or self study? Have you tried studying in groups?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your study habits? Group or self study?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about the classes you took after you decided to become a doctor(halfway thru college)?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, NYCOM website, ethical articles" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice anatomy lab and OMM labs. Very nice students and interviewers. Stress free interview. Contrary to popular belief on SDN, several students did stop by and chat with us while we were waiting at admissions office and were friendly!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of adequate study space; small library. Traffic getting out there is a nightmare." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I should have left 3 hours ahead of time instead of 1.5 hours ahead of time. Left NYC 7:15 for 8:45 interview and got there at 8:30 although w/o traffic should be only 35 min drive." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very nice school. Enthusiastic students. Interview is very relaxed; no ethical questions asked; just went over my application. Expensive. First year is gonna cost $54k-62k depending on whether you live @ home or not." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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