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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?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

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)?

"If I rub my finger on the table, how long will my DNA stay there? (experience on my app.)" Report Response

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

"What is a herniated disk? (experience on my app.)" Report Response

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

"What are houses made of in Uruguay? (experience on my app)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were accepted to 12 schools, how would you choose which one to attend?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you caught a classmate cheating?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my app." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the students I interacted with." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I felt like I was on the stand and getting interrogated during my interview. One of them kept trying to get me to contradict myself. I hardly had time to speak with them because of the questions being fired at me. Not a pleasant experience at all like I've had at other schools. You have to put in extra curricular time if you want to dissect a cadaver? Every medical student should get that chance without having to give up study time." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The first year is crammed into one floor of a one building campus in the middle of nowhere." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was much too long. Way too many presentations of unnecessary info. for applicants. Typical interview days last about 4 hours with lounging time, this one was just over 6!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

2 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Pheonix

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?

La Quinta

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/18/2011

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?

2 out of 10

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

5 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The interview day was very drawn out. It could have been reduced by at least 90 min." Report Response

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