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

6 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 do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why are you interested in osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Describe an unethical situation you witnessed. How did you handle it? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions were pretty standard - Why do you want to be a doctor? Why DO? etc. The most interesting questions were: How do you relieve stress? What was the last book you read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The most difficult question was an ethical dilemma question...have I witnessed an unethical situation and how would I handle it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, talked to current DCOM students at the informal pizza dinner (the night before interviews), etc. They love the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Although it's a new school, the faculty and staff seem fully committed to making the curriculum, clinical rotations, and your overall experience the best it can be. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Harrogate, TN is in the middle of nowhere so there is nothing to do for cultural activities (except maybe hiking in the Cumberland Gap State Park). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I had read this on SDN and it's true: Verizon Wireless does not work in Middlesboro, KY, where my hotel was (Holiday Inn Express). However, it does work on the TN side. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers/students kept saying how laid back the interview was and for the most part it was but I got tripped up some of the questions. I think it was mostly my nerves though. This was my first interview." 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

TYS

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?

12/04/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I like the admission staff. They are very nice." Report Response

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