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

9 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?

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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor, specifically a DO? What kind of exposure have you had to osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"How did you hear about LMU-DCOM and why do you want to go here? Have you lived in or visited the south before?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses? What do you do for fun? How to you handle stress? More questions about my research . . . they seemed very interested in this." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"An ethical question regarding a pregnant woman who had been mistakenly given a CT scan without being given a pregnancy test beforehand. I was given the scenario and then asked how I would handle it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The prego woman ethics question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over my application, school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very enthusiastic about the school and they are putting a genuine effort into making the school the best it can be. I think LMU-DCOM will easily become one of the top DO schools in a couple of years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing! Some people were complaining about the area, but I grew up in a small, southern city, so it wasn't that shocking to me. Everything you could possibly need is 1 hour away in Knoxville with regards to shopping, entertainment, etc." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was very laid back and welcoming. My interviewers were very nice and I could tell that they just wanted to get to know me, not grill me about my GPA, MCAT or EC's. The school is amazing . . . everything is brand new and state of the art. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

TYS

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?

Holiday Inn Express in KY

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/08/2008

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?

6 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None." Report Response

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