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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"A patient dies in the ER. How do you deal with it and how do you break the news to the family?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a struggle you've had in your life." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The motto of MSUCOM is "Science of Medicine, Art of Caring, Power of Touch": what does this mean to you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you handle criticism well? (I said no)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is ranked #4 among all medical schools for primary care. This was the thing that impressed me most. Also, that the D.O. students are not backstabbing and ultra-competetive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The other interviewees." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the cadavers are already dissected for 1st year students. The current students say this is a good thing because you see many different bodies, but I think the experience of cutting the body and seeing the layers of tissue is better." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I wasn't overly impressed by the school; the only reasons I would attend if accepted are because it is near home and they are ranked well. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/04/2004

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