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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Do you know or have you worked with any D.O.'s" Report Response

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

"Why is this class grade lower than others?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths/weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I had Dr. Terry...I didn't find him intimidating, he was very nice. But it is an uncomfortable setting with 3 people spread out around a table staring at you(= I didn't have any extremely interesting questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why are your chemistry scores lower than your other grades. Just be honest and be yourself. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the Student doctor network and read a book called "sweaty palms" about interviewing." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was extremely impressed with the facilities and the area. It was beautiful weather and Fort Lauderdale has a lot to offer. Lynne Crawley was extremely helpful and caring about us being there. The dean was very impressive, very down to earth, intelligent, and a comedian!!!(=" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tuition to go to D.O. schools in general is extremely high. I didn't feel that the staff were prepared for our interviews. Three people that were supposed to be a part of the day never showed. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known that if you told the hotel you were staying at that you had an interview, you get a lower rate. I ended up paying about 25 dollars more than everyone else b/c i didn't show them my invitation. I was extremely displeased with the holiday inn on university drive. I wouldn't recommend staying there. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought the experience was good overall. It was kinda long...after interviews, you are kinda relieved and ready to head back to your home town. It's such a beautiful campus." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2002

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