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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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 don't we spea some Spanish if you studied it for 3 semesters?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What you did here and there? (going along my application)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

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

What was the most interesting question?

"OK, now let's speak some Spanish." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"You took Spanish classes in college. Talk Spanish to me. :))) - Btw, I am an ESL student (not Spanish-speaking) but I took 3 levels of Spanish just because I really like it! However, I did not prepare at all and I spoke much worse than I could. The doctor who interviewed me was a very nice person. She was latina and I hope show will be lanient to my Espanol. :) No es muy facil para mi pero yo estudio mucho. :)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, my application, practiced with my friend (current NYCOM student)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The technology, location, nice student body. We went to the anatomy lab and I was really impressed by that cadavers' paradise. :) I would not mind to spend my next 2 years in that school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost. Oh, man, the school is expensive!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really, maybe I would practice some spanish with my latin friends, but I think this never happens... Don't bother, it's very relaxed over there..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It is a good school. Very technological (two human-like robots Stan and Peda), lectures streamed online, wireless everywhere, video-recorded simulations with patients... It's pricy and school does not give much of financial aid. Averall, the scool is good!" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/06/2007

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"All fine!" Report Response

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