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  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Podiatry School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"How do you respond to stressful situations?" Report Response

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

"Did you apply to any other school? Is this your school your first choice?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me more about your extracurricular activities and working with developmentally disabled people." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Does your college grade represent the best of your ability. Why were your DAT Reading Comprehension scores low?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I had an interest for the school and had visited it a number of times before, attended open houses. Additionally, I researched the website and wrote down questions that I was curious about." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of admission staff, faculty, and students. Student ambassadors were very helpful and honest. New labs. Renovations in process. Small school, so you will have more time to study and less time walking from building to building. Clinic is mesmerizing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No kosher food in 3 miles (I'll just bring lunch with me) Gym/weight room is not the best I have seen. These are minor things that do not matter. If you look at the big picture, your here to get a good education, not lift weights all day. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That you had to write a 250 word essay on the spot in 15 minutes. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day started with Mr Douglas McNabb introducing himself with a friendly smile. There was one other candidate interviewing with me. Then they called both of us in to two separate rooms to interview with a faculty member; next, each of us interviewed with a student ambassador. Then we toured the college together, including the clinic. Had lunch together, spoke a lot about everything. We then met with Mr McNabb again give us final comments and were on our way home after a long lasting day." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

06/22/2009

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?

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?

10 out of 10

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