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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Why did you get "this grade" in "this class"?" Report Response

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

"why D.O.?" Report Response

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

"how was your experience working in a pharmacy?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"where are your parents from? It is an easy question, just not something I expected" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"tell me about yourself ~ it was so vague, I was unsure about what exactly they were looking for ~ where I was from, my personality, jobs, et cetera" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, all of the material mailed to me from NSU, looked over NSU website, did a mock interview with my pre-med committee" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the faculty members were fabulous ~ I enjoyed Dr. DeGaetano and Dr. Silvagni's lectures; admissions was courteous; the students all appeared happy & loved to talk about the school; the health building and facilities looked brand-new; trips to underpriviledged countries; on-campus living for grad students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"there was no full-campus tour; a lot of down-time where you're just talking to the other interviewees (which was great b/c I had a fun bunch to talk to, but bad b/c you spend a lot of money on an interview and you don't want to sit around)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"you can buy health insurance through the school for a discounted student fare ~ I think this is a wonderful program ~ more schools should have this!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A great day ~ this school remains on the top of my list (which is good b/c I just got accepted today =)) ~ it was recommended to me by friends who applied for the 2004 incoming class & I can see myself studying there in 2005 . . . most of the stress was attributed to the hurricanes & if the interview was going to be cancelled or not, but overall, not a stressful day. Also, stay at the Rolling Hills Resort (Best Western) ~ nice place, good pool, good food, & they have a shuttle from the airport & to the school for free!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/10/2004

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