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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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 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)?

"Have you thought about specialties at all?" Report Response

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

"Do you feel that being a DO will limit your chances of getting into non-primary care specialties?" Report Response

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

"How's your day going so far?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Many students' perceptions of being a physician are colored by physicians with whom they are acquainted. Tell me about a physician with whom you are acquainted." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you apply to so many schools?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, reviewed AACOMAS and secondary applications, made notecards with answers to common questions as well as questions to ask, researched the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great facilities! Everyone was so nice and the faculty really seemed to care about the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The heat, the fact that they require all students to go through a 3 month rotation in a rural setting." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The taxi drivers don't know how to get anywhere. There would be a ton of walking." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview, and it was really nice. It was their first day of the year for interviews, so everything was a little behind schedule as they were getting into the swing of things. Everybody seemed very nice and accomodating. I wish I would have known how much walking there'd be, because my feet are killing me now. :( They said they'd let us know next week if we're in or not, so that's pretty cool. Free lunch, by the way!" 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

FLL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

N/A

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/11/2007

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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