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  • Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Dothan
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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?

25 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 choose osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why do you think you can handle the rigorous curriculum of medical school?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose to apply to ACOM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you caught a fellow classmate cheating, how would you handle the situation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You have no family or connections in Alabama, why do you want to go to medical school here?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I checked the last two years of the SND school-specific forums for other students' experiences, held 2-3 mock interviews with current medical students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff and faculty were very welcoming, friendly, and very communicable. The school facilities impressed me the most!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Interviews were pushed forward unannounced to first thing in the morning due to a scheduling conflict, but ended up working out for the best, got it out of the way and enjoyed the rest of the interview." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Honestly, I never felt unprepared during the interview day. Every question was straight-forward and one I was expecting." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"ACOM has one of the most friendly and warm staff and faculty that I have encountered. They make you feel very at east." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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

What airport did you use?

ATL

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?

Comfort Inn & Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

December 5

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"One small thing I would suggest is to receive an email confirming the successful deposit. I know most students email Admissions to make sure the money went through." Report Response

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