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  • University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Fort Worth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"If you had to tell a 10 year-old girl that she had to have her leg amputated, how would you do it?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? (And the follow-up: Why osteopathic medicine?)" Report Response

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

"You have a 5-year old practice. A colleague wants to nominate you to go to Washington and implement legislature and policies that will improve health care for everyone in the nation. However, you would not have time for your practice. Would you go to Washington or stay with your practice? (With follow-up questions for either position.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If a colleague came up to you after residency and said he didn't enjoy the profession--it was not what he expected--and he's $100,000 in debt, what advice would you give him?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are a senior resident and a new, very talented resident joins your staff, but he has a huge ego and treats your subordinates as such. How would you manage the situation? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed my application thoroughly and made sure I knew info about the school. I also reviewed osteopathic philosophy and facts." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone--from the staff in Admissions to the interviewers--was so nice! They seemed to really care; they wanted us to have a good experience at their school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers make you feel comfortable from the start. They tell you how they go about asking questions, and they give you the opportunity to ask them questions at the end. Be prepared for several hypothetical/ethical questions (but know that there is no right answer...just be able to back up your answer, as they will ask follow-up questions)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2002

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