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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?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"If you don’t get into medical school, what would you do, and you’re not allowed to say you’ll reapply, and we really mean it." Report Response

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

"Why medicine and why an osteopathic school?" Report Response

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

"What do you know about Harlem?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did you have any chances to observe any OMT techniques performed by the DO Surgeon you shadowed or by any other DO?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you find after your first year that medicine’s not for you and you leave, how will you deal with any student loan indebtedness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the posts on SDN's Touro thread, I used this feedback section, I researched Harlem's health issues on the internet, I researched the status of New York medicine in magazine articles, including a New York Magazine article on the state of NYC's hospitals, I read the Touro website, I read a book and researched the internet on OMT techniques, and a I read a book (titled Landmark) on Obama's Health Care Law" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The brand new, state-of-the-art facilities were impressive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The weather sucked that day; I got soaked with freezing rain." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known the correct way to the school so that I didn't walk around lost in the freezing rain and snowy slush for 45 minutes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Nice place. Touro's website does not do the school justice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

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?

01/18/2011

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 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?

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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