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  • LMU DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Harrogate
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?

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?

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)?

"Why Medicine, and why DO specifically?" Report Response

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

"Describe how you have demonstrated leadership in your activities/job." Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You're in the ER, a patient codes on you...how do you handle it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I didn't find any of the questions particularly difficult. Many questions about leadership and how I handle adversity." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my applications, researched on LMU-DCOM's website, read over stuff on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was very, very impressed with how the faculty and staff have seemingly thought of every detail as they build this school. I can't stress enough how impressive the organization and enthusiasm of everyone involved with the school really is...and even permeates to the community (the enthusiasm about the school)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wouldn't call it negative, but it would be nice if the school was about 30 minutes closer to Knoxville." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there would be a clinic built on campus in the near future as well as a new fitness center. Not sure I care about knowing it ahead of time, but it was awesome to learn while I was there. I also couldn't have imagined how much I would love the setting of the school. I love that area, but even my imagination had not done it justice." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Our interview day was shortened because it was the Friday before Christmas and the undergrads were already on break (thus, no lunch). For that reason, the day was pretty short and sweet. I was impressed that Dr. Stowers spent so much time with us, and I loved the fact that the faculty came in and chatted with us during ''waiting'' times. This was a truly unique experience that I loved as we got to further discuss the school with them and what their vision is for the school. The interview itself was very relaxed and conversational. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

BNA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 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?

12/22/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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