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  • Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Provo
Individual Feedback 1 5 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 4
Negatively 1
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
6.20 5

0 = low, 10 = high

Was this interview in-person or virtual?

Response # Responders
In Person 0
Virtual 2

Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 0
30 minutes 1
35 minutes 1
40 minutes 1
45 minutes 1
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 1
At a regional location 0
At another location 3

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 4
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 3
Closed file 1

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
1.00 5

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

"Why do you want to attend Noorda? Why osteopathic medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you think of moving to a single payer system?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

""US healthcare system question"" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"US healthcare policy question and many follow ups in debate style" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What would you say to someone who did not want to get vaccinated or wear a mask for health reasons?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why do you want to be a doctor and not another healthcare provider?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"(questions about my application) - "apart from xxx what else do you like to do to maintain mental health and wellness?"" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"questioning/pushing back on my reason for going into medicine" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What is a strength you have?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about a time you worked with a group and things didn't go well?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"how would others describe you" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"softball question from secondary" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researching school, mock interviews." More from this Member | Report Response

"watched all the faculty videos on FB and took notes, many mock interviews, reviewed my application for potential questions, worked through the questions from the 'Premed Playbook by Dr. Ryan Gray'" More from this Member | Report Response

"practicing about 30 questions taken from lists from the internet about 20 times over 2 weeks, filming myself, etc." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The level of confidence the staff has. That you don't have to go out of state to do you clinical rotations." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewer (administrative faculty) had clear answers on why they chose to work at this new school and how the school would be doing things differently based on evidence." More from this Member | Report Response

"The attitude, friendly nature of the interviewer, and how it was easy to talk to them." More from this Member | Report Response

"very familiar with my personal statement and secondary. professional." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That even though you don't have to go out of state for rotations, you'll be going to do the rotations at the same hospital as students from the University of Utah aka very competitive when it comes time to apply for residency programs there." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewer had flat affect and asked questions in a pretty disinterested way until I got them talking about themself." More from this Member | Report Response

"I ran out of time while thanking the interviewer" More from this Member | Report Response

"flat affect. didn't enjoy the heavy debating, but i understand some schools like to test potential students to see how they handle being questioned and defending their positions, but it still left me feeling a little deflated and less welcome by the school." More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that i would face so much debating and healthcare policy questions. it wasn't consistent with my experience with faculty and admissions staff at all, so it was a little whiplash-y." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was done on an online platform (Zoom) due to COVID." More from this Member | Report Response

"i still really like this school and hope my attitude and emotions get better in the coming weeks and would still be ecstatic to get an A. very good videos and presentations leading up to the interview. well organized." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 0
Faculty member 1
Admissions staff 0
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 0
Neutral 1
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
4.20 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 0
Out of state 2

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 1
2-3 hours 0
4-6 hours 0
7+ hours 0

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 0
Automobile 0
Train or subway 0
Other 1

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

Response # Responders
< $100 1
$101-$200 0
$201-$300 0
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 0
$501+ 0

What airport did you use?

No responses

Where did you stay?

No responses

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No responses

Would you recommend the hotel?

No responses

Comments on where you stayed

No responses

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
6.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No responses

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