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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"What, besides geography, make you think NSU is the right school for you? (I am from Florida) (Know a little about the school before you go)" Report Response

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

"What will you do if you don't get in this year? (I'll be back next year)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Which is more important to a doctor - compassion or intellectual ability? (I don't recall how they exactly put it, but that's the gist of it.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What specifically makes you think you can handle the rigors of medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock Interviews with family & friends. Used Interviewfeedback.com. Read SDN message boards." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very friendly and outgoing. Staff was helpful. I know BOTH my interviewer read my file, essays and all, from end to end. I did not get that impression at other places I interviewed at. Campus is beautiful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview is not as bad as you think! Actually being around my fellow nervous interviewees made me more nervous than the interview itself. Watch out for the Rolling Hills resort! Check out is at noon and thats it. No late check outs! And if you are late its $75! Either plan for two nights or get out of Dodge!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall very good. Be prepared to discuss any weakness in your application. What if . . type questions are popular. Fern is a character - she tries to calm people down. They are trying to get to know you. I did not have Dr. Terry as an interviewer." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/01/2002

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