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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

Open file

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

"why DO? why not MD?" Report Response

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

"what's the differences between a DO and an MD?" Report Response

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

"how would you deal with a friend or classmate cheating in class?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"a hypothetical situation with a patient" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"an ethical question dealing with a patient and another question on telling on a friend or fellow classmate who was cheating on a test" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, msucom website, read up on current events and medical issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"my interviewer was one of the best. he was so nice and friendly. he was an MD, who made me feel at ease and seemed like a wonderful professor and mentor to have at MSUCOM" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the facilities were not so great; the school is HUGE; not everybody at the admissions office was friendly, especially one person who was really, really rude and almost made me cry " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how hard the school really is, students said there were exams every two to three days and that it was hard to fly back home to visit family because you always had to study for an exam or quiz; it's an all-year round school, so no summer breaks =(" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i LOVED my interviewer. he was really nice and humble. even though he asked me a lot of tough questions, he asked it in such a way that i didn't feel intimidated or nervous. my interview could have went on longer than an hour and a half, but i was the last interviewee for the day, and i wanted to go already" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2004

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

4 out of 10

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