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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"They asked about weaknesses in my application (grades, MCAT, etc)." Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Why DO? Why primary care? What do you think you'll be doing in 20 years?" Report Response

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

"Have you interviewed at any other schools? How did you do? Why do you think that?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You do realize you applied here really late?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Medicine is not an option. What will you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Review my application. Read SDN interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school seems to work with students to help them succeed. They are willing to give students second chances. The students involved with the admissions process were pleasant and open about their experiences." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lectures are over-emphasized. Mandatory attendence. Tests every single week. One of the professors apparently knows everyone's name and publicly humiliates those who are even slightly late for class." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The non-scrubs portion of the dress code does not seem to be strictly enforced. Most people seem to wear scrubs all the time. Different colored scrubs indicate which program and year students are in. The optometry students seemed the nicest. The dental students seemed angry. The osteopathic students who were not involved with the interview process seemed unhappy." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Extended Stay

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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