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  • Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Fort Smith
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"What about medical school am I most worried about" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"As a non-trad, did I think I would have trouble fitting in with a class that is mostly made up of students that are much younger than me" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How do I see medical school impacting my relationships with my friends/family/partner" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What have I read lately" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"After volunteering at hospice, did I think I would be able to tell someone they had 6 months left to live? (I mentioned that I volunteered at hospice)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the school on their website, and read the SDN interview feedback questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities (especially the student housing options) and their growth plans in terms of increasing the class size and expanding the school's real estate footprint with more student housing, facilities, and research facility." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of historical board scores and residency placement (not all their fault- they've only graduated 1 class)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview is first thing on the morning of interview day, so I didn't have to worry about waiting to do it all day!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall I was impressed, especially for a new school, and I would definitley consider attending if accepted." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Automobile

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

N/A

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Courtyard Marriott in downtown Fort Smith

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 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?

4 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?

No Response

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