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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"How will you adjust to living in New York?" Report Response

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

"Why podiatry?" Report Response

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

"Are you aware of the residency shortage?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Since you didn't score that well on your MCAT, do you think you have a problem with standardized tests?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why were your grades not that great your freshman year and better later on? What changed? How will you prevent the same mistakes (poor study habits etc.) from happening again? What would you do if you performed poorly here at NYCPM?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the questions here. Created a list of common questions with well thought out answers and practiced them over and over again for a couple weeks before the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at the campus including faculty and students were extremely nice. It felt like a big family. Everyone knew each other and seemed like they wanted to help each other out." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are not the most up to date. School seemed to be in an older building." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew that the interview was going to be right away in the morning. It didn't make much of a difference, but I would have been a little more mentally prepared. I was the first one in the group to be interviewed so when they said ok we're doing interviews now, I was surprised that they were happening so soon since I thought they would be happening a little later in the day after shadowing etc." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone at this school was so nice. I felt right at home and I was impressed by how kind everyone was and how the whole place felt like a big family. I was also pleased to learn from students that research is easy to get involved in if you make an effort." 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

LGA

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?

No Response

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?

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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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