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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?

1 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?

20 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)?

"(Group portion, 20 minutes): Come up with a health care issue that you feel needs change, and discuss the three main elements needing improvement." Report Response

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

"(One-on-one, professor, 30 minutes, five questions): Basic questions about my background. Can compassion be taught? Does a physician need compassion to be successful? Ethical scenarios (2). What traits from your experience will make you a successful medical student? I forget the others." Report Response

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

"(One-on-one, admissions counselor, 30 minutes): File review, grade-by-grade, EC-by-EC, etc. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Does a physician need compassion to be successful?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The ethical question, but it wasn't bad." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, the other interviews I've had, reviewed myfuturedoctor.com" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The program structure, the faculty and staff, the location" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The anatomy lab (I vote pro-sect < student dissect), internet curriculum (although it is limited, they emphasized this)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was going to have a great day and have all of my misconceptions corrected." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"GREAT SCHOOL!! (Read: Accept interviewer with initials R.J.D. if you are an admissions director, I will make you proud :D) But seriously, give this program a shot." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Sky Harbor

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?

Sleep Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2008

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?

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?

"Excellent presentations! No suggestions." Report Response

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