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  • Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Podiatry School
  • Independence
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Was this interview in-person or virtual?

In Person

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)?

"What did working at X as a medical assistant teach you about patient care?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What did you enjoy most working as a pharmacy technician and how do you think it will help you in podiatry?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How did you study for the MCAT and how did you manage your time while doing so?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"If your best friend was sitting in here, how would they describe you?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"I honestly had no difficult questions. It was so laid-back. No "situation" questions; no "biggest weakness" questions. Nothing stress-inducing at all." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Overkill. Read Podiatry Today magazines to familiarize myself with procedures, but they didn't ask about any of that. Also read Qs here on SDN, which is accurately reflective of the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How absolutely friendly everyone was; how much tutoring and assistance they offer; how beautiful the campus and surrounding areas were; how well they set up the itinerary for the interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing at all. Great school and great interview process." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there's nothing to worry about. The tour/walking around campus before the interview helps get the jitters out. Everyone seemed excited to meet with us." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interview day at Kent was a really fun experience. We got to do a suturing workshop afterward, and met with a lot of students. Please do not be like me and stress yourself out beforehand. You will enjoy it. Also, guests are allowed to come." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Cleveland

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?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep doing what you're doing! I loved this experience." Report Response

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