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  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

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

"what was hardest thing faced in life" Report Response

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

"question about my DO shadow exp" Report Response

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

"Do i think older students are not prepared to enter med school, this line of questioning lasted for about 15 min, woman who played bad cop did not agree with my explanation" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what was the most difficult thing u faced in your life" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"why should we pick you over other students" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"mission of the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"interview, lack of study space, school facilites" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"WOW!! they seem to have something against older students and my DO shadow doc who was a resident instead of a full fledged DO" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"good cop bad cop, over 15 min spend defending my decision to work after college, They seem to think I was more likely to fail bc I was out of school for a while and I am 30 yrs old.. They did not give me any evidence older students do fail out at a higher rate, also grilled me into saying neg comments about other students who were interviewing that day, almost suspected I was not going to be accepted even before denial letter came in mail" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

none

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/11/2008

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?

9 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?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"stop using NYPD detective tactics during med school interviews" Report Response

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