Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - New York

Address

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine– New York / Office of Admissions / 2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, / Suite 519 / New York, NY 10027 / / Middletown Campus / 60 Prospect Ave. / Middletown, NY 10940

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
999
School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
DO
Public/Private
Private
Year Founded
2006
US News Rank - Research
Unranked
US News Rank - Primary Care
Unranked
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()

City Size
9M+

Getting In

Median GPA
3.3
Median MCAT
503
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
Out-of-State Rating
Whether the school is very out-of-state friendly (), somewhat friendly (), not friendly (), or in-state only ()
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International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
Yes
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AACOMAS
Letters of Rec Required
MD or DO letter required
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()

Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
Yes
Typical Secondary Release Date
When does a school usually release its secondary relative to other med schools (though it may vary from year to year)?
Early
Secondary Fee
$200
Other Tests

Interviews

Interview Type
Interview Invites Begin
Interview Format
MMI - Multiple Mini Interview; Traditional - two-way conversation
Traditional
Accepts Updates?
Does the school accept update letters?

Secondary Essay Prompts

Essay Topics ('22-'23)

Instructions:

This Personal Statement is different than the essay that had been submitted with your AACOMAS application. Although there is no specified length to this essay, please limit the length of this Personal Statement to the space available on this page.Please discuss how your background, experience or academic program has prepared you for meeting Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Mission, Goals, or Objectives. Consider addressing a few of the following areas:

a) Why Osteopathic Medicine?

b) Have you been exposed to a diverse environment and how did you contribute?

c) How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school?

d) How were you influenced by a shadowing experience?

Essay Topics ('20 – '21)

1. Please discuss how your background, experience or academic program has prepared you for meeting Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Mission, Goals, or Objectives. Consider addressing a few of the following areas:

a. Why Osteopathic Medicine?

b. Have you been exposed to a diverse environment and how did you contribute?

c. How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school?

d. How were you influenced by a shadowing experience?

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. Please discuss how your background, experience or academic program has prepared you for meeting Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Mission, Goals, or Objectives. Consider addressing a few of the following areas: Why Osteopathic Medicine? Have you been exposed to a diverse environment and how did you contribute? How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school?

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. Please discuss how your background, experience or academic program has prepared you for meeting Touro College of Osteopathic Medicines Mission, Goals, or Objectives. Consider addressing a few of the following areas: Why Osteopathic Medicine? Have you been exposed to a diverse environment and how did you contribute? How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school?

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. On a separate word document, please discuss how your background, experience or academic program has prepared you for meeting Touro College of Osteopathic Medicines Mission, Goals, or Objectives. Consider addressing a few areas: Why Osteopathic Medicine: Have you been exposed to a diverse environment? How did you contribute? How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school? How were you influenced by a shadowing experience?

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. Please discuss how your background, experience, or academic program has prepared for meeting Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine's Mission, Goals, or Objectives. Consider addressing a few areas: Why Osteopathic Medicine? Have you been exposed to a diverse environment? How did you contribute? How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school? How were you influenced by a shadowing experience?

Essay Topics ('15 – '16)

1. Please discuss how your background, experience, or academic program has prepared for meeting Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine's Mission, Goals, or Objectives. Consider addressing a few areas: Why Osteopathic Medicine? Have you been exposed to a diverse environment? How did you contribute? How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school? How were you influenced by a shadowing experience?

Essay Topics ('14 – '15)

1. Please discuss how your background, experience, or academic program has prepared for meeting Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Mission, Goals or Objectives. Consider addressing a few areas: Why Osteopathic Medicine? Have you been exposed to a diverse environment? How did you contribute? How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school? How were you influenced by a shadowing experience?

Essay Topics ('13 – '14)

1. Please discuss how your background, experience or academic program has prepared you for meeting the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine's Mission, Goals, or Objectives. Consider addressing a few areas: Why Osteopathic Medicine? Have you been exposed to a diverse environment? How did you contribute? How have your academic background and personal experiences prepared you for medical school? How were you influenced by a shadowing experience?

Attach your typed response to this application. Limit responses to two (2) double-spaced pages. Make sure to include your name and AACOMAS ID on your response.

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