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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What did you do differently to improve your grades (upward trend)?" Report Response

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

"You took the MCAT twice. What did you to do prepare for the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"What is one weakness/strength that your family or friends might say you have?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You applied to DO schools at one point. How will you choose between DPM and DO?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You applied to DO schools at one point. How will you choose between DPM and DO?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews, looking over the website and faculty research, and going through my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The research center and hospital." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You'll spend a lot of time with students so come prepared with questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is a great school and I wish I get accepted!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

SFO

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

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 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?

"N/A! They were very nice and responsive!" Report Response

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