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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

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)?

""If it came down to you and one other student with the same GPA, MCAT score, and extracurriculars, why should we choose you?"" Report Response

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

""Tell me about yourself"" Report Response

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

""What do your parents do for work?" and then specific questions about my file" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""Who founded Osteopathic Medicine and What event in his life prompted him to found it"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading this website and being self-aware" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was VERY short and basic. There weren't any pointed questions, just broad sweeping ones. I didn't have a chance to talk about numerous aspects of my file and it didn't seem like the interviewers really cared about much of my file. I felt like a 15-20 minute interview for such an extensive travel and application process undermined me and my application." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They were going to ask me osteopathic trivia. They were going to cut me off before I even made my point on each topic discussed" 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?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/11/2008

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

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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