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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Why do you think you will be a good Podiatric Physician?" Report Response

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

"Why NYCPM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is it that you really like about Podiatry?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none of the questions were hard" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed questions posted on SDN interview feedback. Read the school website. Reviewed all threads on NYCPM in SDN. Did a mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The on-site clinic def provides students an opportunity to get extensive real life clinical training. The professional manner in which the day was organized. Meeting with current students and being able to ask them questions as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I am not going to lie I do not like Harlem. The facilities are kind of old BUT they have renovated a lot in the past couple of years. This school has everything you need to learn and become a good student...but nothing more. Their GYM sucks big time!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was pretty well prepared for this interview. Nothing took me by surprise. FYI you get FREE lunch during your interview day so don't worry about paying for it. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Summary of the day: 1) Answer an EASY essay 2) Presentation on NYCPM 3) Faculty interview 4) Student interview 5) Tour of school and foot clinic 6) Lunch with first year students 7) Interview with Dean of Admissions" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2009

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

5 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?

6 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I really enjoyed this interview and I don't think there is anything they need to change." Report Response

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