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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

How you think you did?

7 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why is your verbal score lower than your science scores (my science scores were an 8 and 9 and verbal was 7 so I was surprised at this question)? With all your experience do you know what medical area you are interested in?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself. Why DO? What is your greatest accomplishment, non-academically related?" Report Response

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

"What would you do differently to improve verbal score? Greatest strength/weakeness? Most Difficult class? With all of your teaching experience, is that something that your enjoy? Why the drop in QPA your second year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I asked you and your best friend what your greatest strength and weakness was, and if your answers matched you would be admitted into nova, what would he or she say?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your greatest accomplishment, non-academically related?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, read the info packet they sent, prepared answers to basic interview questions that reocurred, reread my aacomas app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"florida is beautiful, campus is gorgeous, all the health related schools are on the same campus, everything is brand new, everyone is so friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the fact that in your third and fourth years you might have to relocate to another city in florida if you do not get your top choices in the lottery, didn't get an entire campus tour" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"not to be so stressed out about the interview. they are really just trying to get to know you as a person." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really loved the school. Florida itself is enough to attract anyone to nova but I want a school where I am happy and I honestly think it would be a great place to spend the next 4 years. I am just waiting to see about PCOM but right now nova is my top choice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2004

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