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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why SOMA? How will SOMA help you in your career as a physician?" Report Response

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

"the other two from above." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Something to do with the advertizing of new medications on television and whether I agreed with their presence or not." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The one about the young mentally challenged girl who's parents wanted to stunt her growth and give her a hysterectomy to make it easier for them to take her around." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The curriculum is awesome. It's all problem-based, and you start clinicals in the second year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"You only stay at the school for one year before leaving for clinicals." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great. Everyone was really nice and it was pretty relaxing. The school is definitely innovative, but all the students seem to love it. They are all about suceeding and becoming the best med school once they graduate their first class." 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?

10 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?

phx

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?

Country Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

7 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?

"No baked potatoes for lunch. It was not enough food!" Report Response

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