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  • Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Fort Lauderdale
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The questions really wern't interesting, they were more generic if anything" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They asked why I had attained a certain score on the MCAT, this is something they really want a good answer for, so I felt very pressured to show them that the score did not define me one way or the other." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed NOVA's mission statement as well as who founded osteopathic medicine." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Harvey- they have a plastic doll which mimicks all of the cardiac abnormalities that exist." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewers- they were the coldest people I met the entire time there. They cut me short a few times, interrupted me and made me feel like they didn't want me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They really want people to absolutely love Florida!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The School is beautiful and very impressive. Being part of a larger network of health professional schools was really interesting, there was a dental school, PA school etc. However, my interview was not reinforcing of everything else I saw and heard, and felt the interviewers were rather unconcerned." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/04/2002

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