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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Closed file

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

"why DO, why TCOM, when did you realize you wanted to be a doctor, (both asked these questions)" Report Response

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

"what problem is there in healthcare right now and how would you solve it in your practice" Report Response

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

"DO vs MD (what I think is that notable difference)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"3 people need a heart. all males, same age, same blood type, same chance of survival, happily married w/kids, were all put on the waiting list at the same time, the only difference is their profession. One is the only doctor of a small town (next closest doctor-60miles away), the second guy was a small town business owner (employed 500 people of the town), and the third was the town baker. Which one would you give the heart to and why? Follow up question:how do you feel about the other two guys that died because of your decision?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What new technology (medical) is out there currently and how would it effect you as a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, re-read applications, interviewed myself, read up on current medical innovations, read up on healthcare reform, read up on ethical issues in medicine. read up on DO philosophy and philosophy of the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone will say this, the anatomy lab! But also, I liked the way they sold manipulative medicine to me. Very passionate about it." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the fact that I wanted to stay with a student but they never contacted me until the day before my interview. I had already made accommadations. it was very rude of them to not get back with me in ample time. even if they just said hold on a bit we are looking for a place to place you." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing, I took flip flops for the walking around...campus is pretty small. a lot of down time for me, but I had reading material I brought along in my bag." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"good overall, very nice people" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$101-$200

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?

Drury Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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