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  • University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Fort Worth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What experiences in your life make you want to help people in your future career?" Report Response

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

"How would osteopathic medicine be practical when serving patients in a location where I may not have access to traditional medical equipment?" Report Response

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

"You seem to believe that it is important to educate your patients about their health. How would you acheive this considering the practical time constraints physicians must adhere to?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked about how I would set up a private practice in order to best serve and educate my patients. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I grew up in El Paso, and my interviewer asked me something regarding hispanic culture that I couldn't answer. I ultimately told him I wasn't familiar with what he was talking about. He happily explained it to me." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read through SDN forums, interviews for jobs/other medical schools, listened to NPR and read online newspapers to bring myself up-to-date with current medical issues, brainstormed questions I wanted to ask my interviewers" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"overall attitude of students/admissions office staff, facilities and teaching tools, location, interviews" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the student gym " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"...that we were going to be doing a lot of walking - I wore heels, and my feet were absolutely killing me by the end of the day. Other than that, I can't think of anything." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was extremely positive. Everyone did a good job selling the osteopathic philosophy/path for medical school, which impressed me enough to chose this school as my #1 preference for the Texas match." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/16/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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