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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"How does your father (an MD) feel about you becoming a physician?" Report Response

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

"Why NSU? If you get accepted to other schools, how will you choose which one to attend?" Report Response

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

"Why did you apply to both MD and DO schools? Which do you prefer?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of the political situation in Cuba right now? (I studied there)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you become a physician and are asked to treat a patient by doing something that is against your religious beliefs, what will you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN interview feedback, read all the NSU info they sent me, checked out their website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were top-notch and the students seemed upbeat and down to earth- no one seemed terribly stressed out or unhappy. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The INSANE traffic! One student told us it takes him 45 min. every morning to drive the 8 miles from his apartment. Also, I didn't really like the HUGE OMM and histo labs (row after row of microscopes and OMM tables). Makes it seem too big and overwhelming." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how big NSU is!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall I didn't think I did too great- my interview was slightly intimidating (4 middle-aged men vs. me) and I had gotten about 4 hrs. sleep the night before, so I was quite frazzled. But they must have thought I did ok because I got accepted. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

MIA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

courtyard by marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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