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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

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

"My possible location in 10 years " Report Response

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

"How do I feel about HMOS" Report Response

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

"EVERYTHING about myself ( I hated that they didn't know anything about me when I walked in). We work hard on our applications and they don't even look at them before they speak to us. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how to help the disadvantaged patients in our country, and what do I feel about socialized medicine? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do I feel about socialized medicing" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The "Jewishness" of the school (I am a Jew)- Kosher all the time, mazuzas on every door, lots of Jewish students...founded by a Jew. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"THE AREA...it was a little urban and in the middle of an area I wouldn't want to walk alone in. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my interview was going to be so question/answer...absolutely no conversation." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed most aspects of this school, but was a little concerned with its lack of stats, area in NYC, and lack of clinical work from day one---> I want to start seeing patients along with doing book work. The school was nice and they have great facilities" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

LGA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2009

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?

3 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?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Less time spent prepping us for the interview in the morning, it made us nervous" Report Response

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