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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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 podiatry." Report Response

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

"Why this school." Report Response

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

"Name an event in your life that defines who you are today." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked to myself on the way there." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Simulation lab; the faculty's relationship with thier students; the small class sizes; and how they consistently review their program by using student feedbacks." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that their clinic is in San Francisco. Traffic sucks real bad. Their campus is in Oakland which isn't the safest place to be either. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there would be 3 independent interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed. The first interview was at St Mary's Medical Center with the Dean and another DPM. The second was on Oakland campus with the head of Student Affairs and the the big guy of the science dept. They were all very nice." 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?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

sjc

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/01/2005

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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