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  • Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Fort Lauderdale
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Fort Lauderdale
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Explain why your freshman year grades are so much lower than later years." Report Response

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

"What do you do to relax? " Report Response

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

"Since this is your 3rd year applying to medical school, why dont you think youve been accepted to an MD school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If your answers matched and that would determine whether or not we let you into medical school, what would your best friend say are your best and worst qualities?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was one single moment working in medicine that made you decide you wanted to become a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my application, read the SDN page of feedback(very important) and did a few practice interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The academic structure of the program is well laid out. Nova gives you the freedom to do your fourth year rotations anywhere you want. The faculty and students are very friendly and the day was well structured. Plus, the food at lunch was amazing. As of December 10th, it was 80 degrees outside and the sun was shining." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That Nova is pretty much just a graduate school, not much of a collegiate atmosphere, which is not necessarily a bad thing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That traffic in Ft. Lauderdale is horrendous." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"On the whole a great experience. A very academic atmosphere, a friendly and open interview. They had solid answers to all my questions about the program and its future. The students are great, the faculty are acessable, the weather is beautiful, and the facilities are top notch. Overall a very positive experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/10/2004

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