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

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 would you tell me if you failed a class, assuming we let you in" Report Response

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

"Why this this school, why osteopathic medicine, why medicine at all" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the California incident in regards to the history of D.O.s" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you tell me if you failed a class, assuming we let you in" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked a specific question about the history of D.O.'s. Although I know about D.O. history , I totally blanked. LOL" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read sdn, went on the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I liked the diverse student population and the fact that the school is not in the middle of nowhere. The students who lead us on the tour seemed enthusiastic. As we did the tours, students were giving us a thumbs up sign and wishing us good luck." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that Touro doesn't have alot of rotations set in place yet...yikes. They only have 1 SIMM man and the class you have to take in order to use it costs and extra $500." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was going to be asked specific questions about the history of D.O.s" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Stay confident during your interview. Some people got to lead the conversation. Others did not. So be prepared for anything" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2010

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?

7 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?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They should allow students to submit secondaries online. You know, to save the trees." Report Response

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