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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

How you think you did?

8 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?

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)?

"Why D.O.? Why Medicine?" Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress? (I think they asked me this in order to make sure I wasnt some sort of book worm.." Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for us? (make sure you ask them questions!!!! this is a common pitfall amongst students)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"there really wasnt any difficult questions.. i knew pretty much my application was good and it would generally be character questions.. the interviewers were VERY welcoming and nice...awesome people and completely different attitude than MD.." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practice writing my thoughts down on paper, mock interview at my school.. my mom and dad ripped me a new one..and discuss with friends ..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How the philosophy of teaching medicine is presented in the curriculum, and the importance of communication between the patient and physician...also the attitude of the entire school was so uplifting and welcoming it was very refreshing...would definitely love to be a part of.." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing.." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"really helped confirm my interest in osteopathic medicine and realize that initials mean nothing if you are not happy with the way you practice medicine.. in the end its medicine and the way your patients view you. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

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?

Comfort Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/16/2008

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?

9 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?

1 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 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 do not pick up the phone....but once they finally do, the admissions office is very nice...but" Report Response

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