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  • Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Podiatry School
  • Miami Shores
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"Explain why you stated in your essay that you have a strong science background when you have a low science GPA? I went back to school as a post bacc to improve my grades and my last 60 hour GPA (in science and non science) was a 3.66." Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Why podiatry and not osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

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

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my application, read sdn, mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The remodeled anatomy lab and the clinical sites. Faculty were accessible and enthusiastic. Was interviewed by the dean and an assistant dean, not just random faculty members and admissions staff." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No on campus housing, but there are nice communities 10 min away." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If driving, mapquest may recommend streets that are closed between 7 and 10 am (when school starts). Drive out the night before to find the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Howard Johnson Miami Beach

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/11/2011

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?

5 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Even though they were having to shift staff, the interview was welcoming, personable, and professional. They called me on the phone to inform me that I was accepted, which was a nice personal touch. Solange is awesome!" Report Response

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