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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

10 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)?

"Why DO over MD?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Do you want to do primary care?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why do you want to become a doctor?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What's the benefit to DO over MD... this was asked by a broken-english speaking MD!" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read articles about healthcare issues, did mock interviews, read up on SDN, and reviewed my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school has amazing facilities, and the students seem very happy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was incredibly stressful. I had difficulty understanding my interviewer, and when I asked about the robotic patients that were hyped all day, she said they did not have them ( which is untrue... they do have them and they are called STAN and PEDA)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The med school is only three buildings on an undergraduate campus." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview felt really bad, but it turned out to have gone better than I anticipated. Other than the actual interview, the visit to the school was really great. " 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

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?

Sheraton Four Points

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/10/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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