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  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Podiatry School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"How did you get introduced to medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why podiatry?" Report Response

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

"I was asked to explain certain grades in courses I had taken as an undergrad" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I wasn't asked any unique questions" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you retake the MCAT?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading through the interview feedback for SDN and answering the questions beforehand" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and the administrative staff. The organization of the interview was good. Location is in the middle of everything. Very busy clinic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school is pretty cramped as it's all contained within one building. The facilities leave something to be desired. Two exam a week testing schedule for the entire first year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That you need to add some extra time if you're taking a cab or uber to the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall impressed. NYCPM has a really busy clinic, solid residency placement rates, and a great location." 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?

3 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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

ALOFT Harlem

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

September 10th 2015

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

6 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?

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?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They treated us very well and have been responsive and helpful throughout the application cycle. Certain other schools should take note!" Report Response

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