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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

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)?

"why are you here? Why DO? What is OMM? What field do you want to go into? Do you have experience with diversity? Tell me about your Research? What volunteering did you do?" Report Response

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

"I kid you not, "how is the marijuana out in Colorado"" Report Response

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

"Did you shadow DOs, and for how long." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think Tylenol relieves pain? How many grams of Tylenol does it take to cause liver failure?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what is the difference between OMM and massage therapy" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read the school website, SDN, and went over my secondary app." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"we met all of the dean, who stayed to talk with us and answer questions." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the good cop bad cop interview style, where the bad cop dominated 75% of the interview. Instead of feeling under pressure and challenged, I felt like I was being straight up attacked. Also interviewers talked to each other for more than 5 minutes about their weekend/kids etc during my interview time, which was frustrating because I was the one who paid $X to fly out there to interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they serve breakfast, and that it lasts until 2." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"everything you need is in the school. Very safe. Loved seeing the diversity of students. They are already implementing practices to improve step 2 scores. Great school, but do not feel my interview went well." 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?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

LaGuardia

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

In October on a Wednesday

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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