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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

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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"With all your extra-curricular activities, how will you balance your school work and social life?" Report Response

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

"What did you do to improve your MCAT score the second time around?" Report Response

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

"Tell me why you had mediocre science grades? (interviewer did not notice that my grades had a definite upward trend)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"very standard questions" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about the History of Osteopathic Medicine: I wasn't ready to recite it verbatim, so I gave them my understanding of it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked over their interview packet which contained marketing materials and their newsletter." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are nice and students seem chill. All the students being interviewed were great." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't like how one interviewer was super positive and the other one negative / more adversarial." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew how much NSU stressed osteopathic medicine and it's importance throughout your career in medicine. Some schools de-emphasize this." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a good day overall. I'm from Miami, so NSU is close enough to the cultural events and fun stuff that is in Miami. The students and to be students were amazing. One interviewee has already had seven interviews (including UCSD) and he liked NSU most of all." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2006

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

9 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?

6 out of 10

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