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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"A man who is a criminal, is on a list for a liver and a mother of three who cannot afford a transplant is not on the list, produce a moral model for transplant lists." Report Response

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

"what about the osteopathic philosophy attracted you most to DO" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what about the osteopathic philosophy attracted you most to DO" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A man who is a criminal, is on a list for a liver and a mother of three who cannot afford a transplant is not on the list, produce a moral model for transplant lists." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, and reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions personnel" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The provost, This guy was a nut. He made fun of the mayo clinic. Saying some doctors sit behind their desks waiting for patients and others actually get out and help people. When asked about research, he said we emphasize actually helping patients over research. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The school, reminded me of ITT Tech. It just seemed that these guys were trying to cut corners wherever they could. there was a great amount of technology, like flat screens and stuff like that. But there is no dissection. The Dean said that dissection is a waste of time..... the library is non existent, why have books when you can read them online. you are only at the school for a year and do your second year of didactic online. with a faculty adviser on site. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The facilities are sub-par. simulation dummy you use are not very nice, nor up to date. There is only one and the simulations room is just a side room that does not give the feeling of an actual hospital, nor clinic. It just is a small office. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2008

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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?

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?

"The admissions personnel were great. All the interviewers were very personable and kind. I really en" Report Response

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