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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Tell us about yourself. How many D.O./M.D. schools have you applied to? How did you prepare for today's interview?" Report Response

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

"What do you consider as one of your weak points? What medical-related service activities have you participated in?" Report Response

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

"What are learning strategies you utilize in a difficult course?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you consider the biggest problems in our health care system? How would you fix the shortage of primary care doctors? Tell me about the surgery you observed. Tell me more about your research project abroad." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your back-up plan if not accepted?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my primary and secondary apps, SDN, NSU website and handbook, http://www.youtube.com/user/drrobhasty" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Strong curriculum with access to Kaplan board review, IGC (interdisciplinary generalist curriculum) preceptorship program, student diversity, early clinical experience, emphasis on primary care and community service, tons of resources for service-learning in underserved areas (rural, urban, international), dual D.O./M.P.H. degree, big campus, interdisciplinary, meeting the dean" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tour with M1's was somewhat disorganized, no presentation on financial aid" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Optional campus tour at the end of day is self-directed" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great vibe at the school" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

FLL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Suites on Davie Road

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2010

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Include presentation on financial aid" Report Response

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