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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"I was told right away that this was my chance to "wow" them and asked to do so. My interviewers informed me it was a closed file." Report Response

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

"Is there anything in your academic record that you might need to explain?" Report Response

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

"Is your MCAT score representative of your ability?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was something in your past that required pulling together all of your resources?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I stumbled a bit explaining some inconsistencies in my academic record, when asked about it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I prepared coincidentally by having an interview before this one." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"NYC!!! I loved Harlem, and the school had great facilities at this location. Good public transportation. I loved that we heard from the Dean and several students, as well as met faculty during the interview itself. Students seemed honest about flaws but pleased with overall experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The elevator." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known that the class was almost full and applied earlier." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt like I really learned a lot on the interview day. I also feel like TouroCOM is honest in its commitment to the underserved and has real resources to include this as a part of medical education. Aside from the glass library, nothing stuck out as outstanding in the world of medical schools, but I left the interview wanting to be accepted so bad it hurt." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

No Response

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Laguardia

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Da Vinci Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2010

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?

7 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"It was a nice interview day. I would have appreciated a presentation about school and curriculum. Precision on board scores also would have been good." Report Response

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