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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?

8 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your self in 2 minutes or less." Report Response

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

"What does your spouse do? (plus several follow-ups on the topic)" Report Response

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

"What specifically made you interested in Nova?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why is it that you applied to only MD schools in the past and only DO schools this year? (It was interesting because I have great reasons, and he responded very well to my answer)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about your community service experience and what your leadership roles were. (This was only difficult becaue I didn't have much to say on the specific part about leadership, and he kept trying to probe it)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, other interviews, read schools website & brochures, checked out campus the day before" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview day worked well to sell the program. The student guides seemed very enthusiastic and helpful. The beautiful buildings across the campus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A bit hot inside the buildings and lunch wasn't great, but that's just me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They really know your file well. It wasn't a problem for me, but they were curious about a few things wanting more details than I gave in the small AACOMAS boxes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt like the trip was well worth it. There wasn't much downtime during the day and everything was very informative." 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

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

FLL

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?

11/15/2009

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

8 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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

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?

6 out of 10

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