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  • Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rootstown
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why NEOUCOM? Have you considered a specialty and why? What do you hope to get out of being a physician? Where do you intend to practice? Where do you see yourself in 10 years? " Report Response

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

"Why have decided to pursue medicine? Give us a specific example that led you to medicine? What other examples can you give that made you want to consider medicine? " Report Response

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

"What happens in your life that makes you want to run home and tell your family? What really excites you? What does your husband do? How will you handle family life and being in med school? Do you know where you'd want to do your rotations? Is there anything you'd like to tell us before you go?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would you be willing to extra classes if we felt you were deficient in a particular area? (Biochemistry) What happened during your sophomore year? (1995?)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why NEOUCOM? What can you bring to NEOUCOM? Have you shadowed? How was your shadowing experience? Besides what you learned during shadowing is there anything about it that pushed you toward/away from medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the ancient feedback on this site. More people need to submit feedback!!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"One admissions staff member was pretty excited about the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Most everything. The school seems to have been left exactly as it was when originally built in the 1970s. We weren't shown any labs, only the lecture halls, library and cafeteria. We didn't meet any BS/MD students. Their perspective would have been useful, too. There was no real discussion about how the school would help us become good doctors or why we would want to attend NEOUCOM. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known that the interview day would be so short and cover so little about the school. The website is just horrible but I figured that the school would really try to sell themselves during the interview all the other schools do. Had I known, I would definitely had written down some questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was mostly them asking me questions and letting me talk. The questions weren't weird or anything. They seemed to be playing good cop/bad cop. One interviewer was really nice and the other tried to contradict me. It was more fun than the interviews where they tell you how great you are the whole time." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?


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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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