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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

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell me about yourself. What events led you to want to become a doctor? Why did you decide to apply to only DO schools? " Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years? Why are your grades so high and your MCAT scores average? (I have been out of school for 10 years)" Report Response

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

"What are you hobbies? Any questions for us?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All the questions were directly related to my personal file. I didn't have any difficult ethical questions like some of the other applicants." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain why you attended so many different schools? (I transferred universities twice for personal and financial reasons)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, SDN, Research history of osteopathic profession, other interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Campus is beautiful and the facilities are very impressive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"None" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very impressed with the admissions organization and friendly assistance during the interview day. My actual interview was conducted with two Osteopathic physicians and one PHD. There was a little good cop/bad cop routine to test my resolve, but it was nothing I couldn't handle. I felt that the interviewers really enjoyed my original and honest answers to all of the personal questions that I was asked. I did receive an offer to attend NOVA and I will strongly consider attending next fall." 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?

4-6 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?

FLL

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?

AmeriSuites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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