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  • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • East Lansing
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Are you a leader or a follower? What are your most interesting volunteer experiences?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses? What were your favorite science classes? What did you learn most while shadowing a D.O.?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to become an osteopathic physician? What do you know about the osteopathic profession?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All were about the same, some I had to elaborate more on than others." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a situation where I had to go above and beyond to comlete a task?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed website, read books about careers in osteopathic medicine, reviewed application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Finding out that the school operates on a pass/fail system and does not give out grades. This seems to create a more comfortable setting with less competition between students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews were going to be so relaxed, and not very intimidating." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great experience there. It is an awesome school. The best advice I can give you is to know why you want to be a doctor, and relate everything back to this idea using your healthcare experiences." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/26/2002

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