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  • Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Fort Lauderdale
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 did you decide to pursue medicine over all other health professions you have experienced? What got you interested in osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Describe a typical week for you? What do you do to relax and help you stay balanced?" Report Response

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

"What would you tell us to relay on to the admissions committee about yourself? Where do you see yourself in the future in the field of medicine? Any specific specialties you are interested in? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your hardest/most challenging class and what did you do to succeed?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you bring to the diversity of our school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practice interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities and how nice the students and faculty really were. I like the new curriculum they have developed and the societies they break the students up into when they enter the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area directly around the school isn't the nicest but the school is amazing and other close by cities are great." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To not be stressed about the interview at all. They are not the admissions committee they are just their to help your application come to life. They also offer a free shuttle bus (sfec.org) from the trail station to the all around the school. You can get to the Tri-Rail for free by a shuttle to and from the airport as well. The public bus is wayyyy cheaper than a cab ($1.25/ride) and the schedule can be found on google maps." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school definitely exceeded my expectations. " 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?

4-6 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?

FLL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton Yankee Clipper

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 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?

2 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 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?

"They need to be more responsive for calling/emailing back students when they schedule their intervie" Report Response

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