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  • California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University
  • Podiatry School
  • Oakland
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 CSPM? x 4" Report Response

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

"Why Podiatry? x4" Report Response

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

"Interview was causal conversation and enjoyable. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Pretty much only asked the two questions and chatted about a few things from personal statement." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Pretty much only asked the two questions and chatted about a few things from personal statement." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Sdn, Reviewed app, and personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Clinical rotations, early clinics, San Francisco, faculty, class size, and student population" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Having to pay for bridge tolls and parking everywhere, the oakland campus" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The campus is literally mixed in with a hospital (not what I was expecting) and bring cash for parking, etc." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Dr. Tran was awesome and all prof./faculty seem nice and have great achievements under them. I liked San Francisco and all the variety of clinical rotations. Lots of opportunity for community service. Had 4 separate 1-on-1 that were laid back. Long day but worth it!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

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?

SFO

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

10 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Admissions was very responsive" Report Response

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