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  • A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Mesa
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"do you think compassion can be taught?" Report Response

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

"do you think that MD's and DO's can work together?? how so??" Report Response

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

"do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"something about a 9 year old girl who was severely mentally impaired... the parents wanted to care for her at home, but in order to keep her size and weight managable, they had her have a hysterectomy and gave her drugs to stunt her growth.. is this child abuse? should the state get involved?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, looked over my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the energy of the students was very encouraging... i had doubts about the school being new and having a new curriculum, but the students were all very positive about it... i was totally sold on the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"no dissection, only prosection... they try to plug you into a CHC... seems like they want a specific type of physician and that's it.... the CHC emphasis probably won't help you if you want to specialize in something else" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall, i had a great time... ive heard this was not the typical experience but i dont have anything to compare it to since it was my first one... " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PHX

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?

Country Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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