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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?

2 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)?

"Why only the minimum science requirements? We see you had good MCAT scores, did you prepare with Kaplan?" Report Response

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

"Why Osteopathy? Tell us about your relationship with Dr. So-and-So (my referring D.O.)." Report Response

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

"Greatest strength and greatest weakness? Where do you see yourself in 15 years? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What were your plans when you decided to major in (non-science area)? Did you plan on being a doctor at that point?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None seemed all that difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and the materials NSU sends out. They are very professional in their publications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone seemed cordial and the school facilities were pretty impressive (mind you, I've only visited two other med schools)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I felt like I was in an ant farm, there were green ants, blue ants, and then normal ants. Everyone was in scrubs. I felt that would be defeating of the "dress code" concept. It certainly didn't seem very academic." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That in spite of the fact I had communicated via telephone and e-mail to change my interview date, they still weren't expecting me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall I liked the school. It took more than a week to find out if we were accepted or not due to a Hurricane. Seems like Florida is having a number of "big ones" this year. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/20/2004

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