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  • University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Fort Worth
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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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?

Closed file

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

"In a hospital, what is the most important group: the doctors, Nurses, Board of Directors, Phamacists or the Janitors? -The Answer is they all are...there is no I in team" Report Response

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

"You were called in the night about a patient and you suggested without looking at the file to prescribe some niquill. It killed the patient, and the next day you see the allergy listed in the file. How do you feel? Are you prepared to handle such responsibilities as a doctor?" Report Response

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

"I see that you are from state XYZ. Why have you applied to Texas?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The daughter of a family friend whom you have seen grow up comes to you as an 18 year old. She tells you that she is pregnant. What do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are a doctor in a rural area. Three people need a liver and are at the same point in the waitlist. They all lost their existing liver to infection and all three are married with a kid in high school. One is a doctor for a town of 3000. Another is a plant manager who employs a tenth of the town's population. The last man is a milk and bread delivery man. Who gets the liver? Then I was asked how I felt about killing the other two." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback, TCOM website, Reading about DO philosophy, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The amazingly high board scores, the great anatomy labs, the Ft. Worth location, the climate, the friendly students, the patient simulation labs" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of a decent cafeteria (but the area around has some decent food), small campus" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing! Make sure to check SDN interview feedback as I got some question that were verbatim from what was already posted up here. Also make sure you know who AT Still is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Amazing. I loved the place and I really really hope to go there!" 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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

DFW

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/29/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"To admit me!!!" Report Response

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