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  • Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine Las Vegas
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Henderson
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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?

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)?

"See most interesting." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not exactly the most interesting question but more like the only question: How am I going to handle not be the primary care taker for my children while I'm in med school. Duh, my kids go to daycare so I can go to school now, that isn't going to change for medical school!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The two faculty that interviewed me did not ask any questions but just lectured about how medical school is difficult and how they expect their students to have gotten X grades in Y classes. The interviewers had not read my application and spent 5 min of my interview time browsing through it and highlighting things. Also my interview was late starting, understandable as I was one of the last to go, but it was also cut extremely short because one of the faculty interviewing me had to go teach a class. This was not what I would call " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interviews, SDN, application, read up on osteopathy, read everything on their website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"School was very clean, students were extremely nice and helpful. The dean spent a lot of time with us meeting everyone and giving us his philosophy about the school. At this point I had decided that this was the school for me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interview was rediculous! I didn't drive 8 hours and spend over $400 to get a lecture about my grades. If they weren't good enough in the first place, why was I invited to an interview? The two faculty that interviewed me did not ask any questions but just lectured about how medical school is difficult and how they expect their students to have gotten X grades in Y classes. My interview was late starting, understandable as I was one of the last to go, but it was also cut extremely short because one of the faculty interviewing me had to go teach a class. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing, I was overprepared for this interview!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very disappointing! Apparently they are so desperate for students that they interview anyone who meets their minimum qualifications. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

Automobile

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/25/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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