4 out of 10
At the school
"Tell me about yourself. Why did you decide to change careers?"
"Why do you want to be a doctor, why osteopathic?"
"What do you do for fun?"
"One interviewer (looking at my ap, no grades available) pointed out some things but stated them incorrectly, it may have been a tactic to see how I would respond, but it made me aware that I needed to bring forward key points to make sure they were aware of them"
"How would I insure patients understood information correctly, (this came from questions about my previous career and about the interviewer's mother's negative experience)"
"practiced questions, looked up info on osteopathic med, etc, visited school, talked to med students, etc"
"Students came by between their classes to talk to me, students were very open about answering questions. Interviewers tried to reduce the stress level (I was pretty hyped up), were open about number of seats left and the process your file would go through, and responded quickly (about 14 days) about acceptance results. Gave us a book about osteo med."
"It rained and rained."
"The questions would be broad and general. Very little specifics were asked. Nothing from out field or unexpected."
"The nicest people go to this school: willing to answer any question and provide advice. A large portion of students are married, have kids, commute, non-traditional aps. They really do consider the entire package for admittance (references, statement, experiences). They look at your best (not last) MCAT score. For a good interview, you need to take control and provide the information, because they won't ask for it."