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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

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)?

"After reading your personal statement, tell me more about your rural shadowing experience with a DO." Report Response

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

"We have reviewed your file and are curious about your freshman year performance. How were you able to turn things around? How were you able to do all of the things that you did well?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How were you able to keep up all of your school activities and still perform well in school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview reviews, reviewed my own essays and personal statement." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The conversational style of the interviewers and laid-back atmosphere of the interview. Awesome facilities and university-wide gym. There are groups/clubs for anything in which you could be interested. One interviewer provided me with a scholarship contact for rural medicine." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The size of the city/cities. When flying in, it was apparent that Miami and Ft. Lauderdale are basically continuous. Large class sizes." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Biochem is a pre-requisite." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The Dean is a very interesting guy with a great attitude. Laid-back, diverse, active students, in general." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

FLL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Plantation Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/02/2008

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?

6 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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