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  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine at Bradenton
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Bradenton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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


How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Describe yourself" Report Response

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

"How do you handle conflict" Report Response

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

"Do you think you would be successful in a PBL program and why" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if someone had a problem with you and got in your face during a basketball game?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe yourself! It is a simple question but its so hard to answer" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Website, Friends, Information sent by Admissions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How knowledgeable the PBL students were. We sat in on a PBL session of students who were in the 1st semester of their second year. They all sounded like doctors. They knew mechanisms and they were ready for the clinic. I was amazingly impressed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The anatomy lab only has a few cadavers so you are probably working in large groups. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school impressed me a great deal. I read another person saying the students were googling things and had no clue what they were doing. Reading that I was skeptical but sitting in on the PBL session, I felt the complete opposite. There were things the students did not know off the top of their head but each time, they knew where in the book to turn (and they had like 5 books in front of each of them). They would talk about a case discuss what was happening, why what was happening, and a possible next step and why they would do that next step. Then they would ''order'' a test and discuss the results is so much detail. Aside from that, all the students were very professional and respectful. They were also very disciplined and took their learning seriouslly. I was skeptical of PBL prior to this, but this session made me see how well trained the students become. I was also able to particiapte because I am knowedgeable about diabetes which they were talking about. With that said though, if you do decide on this school, you have to enjoy PBL. It is a different way of learning and it is not for everyone. So when you attend your interviews, I am sure you will get annoyed with how much they are talking about PBL learning, but the reason for that is because thats their style of teaching and they want you to make sure you can be successful in PBL. I did not feel they were trying to sell it to me. Rather they were trying to get me to understand what strengths you need to be successfull in a PBL program." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?


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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?


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


What airport did you use?


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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