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TUCOM - NV Discussion thread 2008-2009

Discussion in 'Osteopathic School-Specific Discussions' started by mshheaddoc, Jul 18, 2007.

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  1. mshheaddoc

    mshheaddoc Howdy Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    For discussion of the school noted above. This includes interview dates, questions, etc. Threads will be merged in here if they are created on their own.


    We are doing this to cut down on the traffic of threads so it makes it easier for people to find information about a school.
     
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  3. sithr

    sithr 5+ Year Member

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    Just a bump because they sent me my first interview invite.:D
     
  4. docdinan3

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    if you do not mind me asking, what are your stats? TOURO just received my application today, and I am hoping to hear from them soon
     
  5. rm2908

    rm2908 7+ Year Member

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    I sent out my app on Wednesday, I'd love to have an interview invite too!! When's your interview??? GOOD LUCK!!!:)
     
  6. sithr

    sithr 5+ Year Member

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    My stats can be seen in my mdapps profile. But in general - 28P, 3.16 science GPA and 3.42 overall GPA.

    Interview is 8/19 or 8/21.

    Good luck.:thumbup:
     
  7. webcozmo

    webcozmo 5+ Year Member

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    Good luck to you all. Roger, the director of admissions is great, and the interview day should be pretty laid back and straight forward.

    I'll be starting there at Touro-NV this year. Actually only 5 more days left until the first day. Crap! So Soon!

    Let me know if you have any specific questions the interview.
     
  8. Anton Chigurh

    Anton Chigurh stud muffin 2+ Year Member

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    Wow, time certainly does fly. Congrats to those who have been invited for an interview. If it's your first interview, don't sweat it because it's probably the easiest you'll encounter during the interview season. Roger, as you might already know, is a great guy and will make all of you feel very comfortable on your big day.
     
  9. rm2908

    rm2908 7+ Year Member

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    Interview on 8/21.. Not my first invite but it'll be my first interview!!
    In Las Vegas, exactly one week BEFORE my 21st birthday! haha:)
     
  10. sithr

    sithr 5+ Year Member

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    congrats on the interview! Looks like I am the only one on the 19th so far..
     
  11. rm2908

    rm2908 7+ Year Member

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    i had my choice between the two, but with less than 2 weeks for plane tickets for the 19th, it was way more expensive. i hate such little notice ! ohhh well =)
     
  12. ph34r

    ph34r 2+ Year Member

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    I also received an interview to touro - it'll be my first one! I'm definitely excited about it. I've been waiting so long for this moment, and it's finally here. I can't believe it'll be next week - 8/21! I've been reading in the databases for questions they ask in the interview, but does anyone have any advice about it? Thanks!
     
  13. sithr

    sithr 5+ Year Member

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    Just a bump to say hello to the guys I met from the forum at the interview yesterday! And good luck getting that email from Roger next week.:thumbup:
     
  14. zetabruin

    zetabruin 2+ Year Member

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    yah wuttup to you too guys...it would really be nice studying and going to medical school with you all. meeting you guys was definitely encouraging that med school is going to be a challenging, but fun, and rewarding process. gl with everything, and jeston...if you're reading this, welcome to the club, but REMEMBER MY DISCLAIMER!!!:D
     
  15. Airlife91

    Airlife91 7+ Year Member

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    Got the interview invite today! I'm pumped, very interested in this school.
     
  16. soccerchicoc

    soccerchicoc Doctor, Army CPT, and mommy 5+ Year Member

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    GOT INTERVIEW TODAY for 9/22 I'm so excited 1st interview this yr... anyone got any advice.... for those who interviewed last year what ethical ?s did ya get..... and what would you say the hardest question was???

    Thanks
    Tiffany
     
  17. Airlife91

    Airlife91 7+ Year Member

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    congrats! When you called to schedule did they give you much of a choice on which day you could select for an interview?
     
  18. rm2908

    rm2908 7+ Year Member

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    they give you a date to choose from. when i got mine they said aug 19 or 21. i called and said i couldn't be there that soon (it was less than 2 weeks notice--plane tickets!) and they gave me all the september and october dates to choose from. they're accomodating and roger is really nice
     
  19. soccerchicoc

    soccerchicoc Doctor, Army CPT, and mommy 5+ Year Member

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    actually got an email with 4 dates listed.... with my work schedule i had to chose the last date
     
  20. MJ2008

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    Does anyone know what touro-nv residencey list looked like? It was opened in 2004, so this is the first year that one should be available. . . I've seen the list for Touro ca, but I'm sure the satelite schools will have a few differences.

    Thanks!
     
  21. sithr

    sithr 5+ Year Member

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    MDApps:
    An unofficial list can be found here.
     
  22. Jack johnson

    Jack johnson

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    Hi, sounds like there's a lot of people getting interviews from tucom nevada. I also got one today. What's the percent of interviewees that get accepted? I'd also like to know some of the interview questions.
     
  23. sithr

    sithr 5+ Year Member

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    MDApps:
    60% Accepted. 30% Waitlisted. 10% Rejected.

    Check out the database link at the top of the forum page to get a general idea as to what questions they may or may not ask you and good luck.:thumbup:
     
  24. soccerchicoc

    soccerchicoc Doctor, Army CPT, and mommy 5+ Year Member

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    anyone interviewing on 9/22 where are you all staying and anyone thinking about carpooling to the school?
     
  25. Airlife91

    Airlife91 7+ Year Member

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    I'm scheduled for an interview on 10/2! Very excited about this school and I can't wait to come check it out. I'm already impressed - Roger was great and very nice.
     
  26. Jack johnson

    Jack johnson

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    Hey guys, I'm just planning for the interview day. Where's a good hotel or place to stay at which is close to TUCOM? Is there a shuttle or should I just rent a car? thanks
     
  27. EvryBreathAGft

    EvryBreathAGft D.O yo 2+ Year Member

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    fiesta henderson is really cheap and about 5 mins about from the school. there's no shuttle, but i dont think you need to rent a car bc everything is pretty close and cabs will cost less than renting a car (unless you are staying for more than one night). i was there last week and everything (ie transportation, staying, getting there on time) went pretty smoothly. pm me if you want details.
    good luck on the interview!!!

    and good luck to everyone who interviewed last week. tomorrow's the big day!:scared:
     
  28. EvryBreathAGft

    EvryBreathAGft D.O yo 2+ Year Member

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    8/29: acceptance
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  29. thriftnuh

    thriftnuh 7+ Year Member

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    holy crap that's early! congrats!!!!!!!! that's awesome to know so early in the game :)
    which school is your top choice?
     
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  30. zetabruin

    zetabruin 2+ Year Member

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    ACCEPTED!!! anyone else from my interviewing group??? congrats everybreathagift!!!
     
  31. Sesshydelias

    Sesshydelias Zoom zoom zoom! 7+ Year Member

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    how long from interview to acceptance?

    congrats guys!
     
  32. JamesBond15

    JamesBond15 7+ Year Member

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    The adcom met on the 28th to discuss applicants from interviews that were on the 19th and 21st. So it is pretty quick.
     
  33. thriftnuh

    thriftnuh 7+ Year Member

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    how long after your AACOMAS was released did you get Touro's secondary?
     
  34. JamesBond15

    JamesBond15 7+ Year Member

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    Like 2 weeks.
     
  35. thriftnuh

    thriftnuh 7+ Year Member

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    ahhh thanks! actually just received it a few hours ago....wonder if this works with interviews too :D
     
  36. EvryBreathAGft

    EvryBreathAGft D.O yo 2+ Year Member

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    interview to decision was 1 week. this is pretty unusual though, as far as i understand.
     
  37. thriftnuh

    thriftnuh 7+ Year Member

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    haha guess it does!!

    did anyone elect to stay with a student? just wondering if that was helpful or more of a hassle?
    thanks!
     
  38. Jack johnson

    Jack johnson

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    has anyone been waitlisted or rejected yet?
     
  39. minah86

    minah86 Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    congrats to those accepted! that's pretty early.

    would you mind letting us future interviewees know what kind of questions did they ask?
     
  40. Chocolate Bear

    Chocolate Bear Moderizzle Fo'Shizzle! Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    Here.
     
  41. qev

    qev Junior Member 5+ Year Member

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    Interviewing tomorrow: 9/15, hope to see some of ya'll there!
     
  42. Flushot

    Flushot 7+ Year Member

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    Good luck! Anyone else interviewing the near future? I plan to call them soon to schedule it.
     
  43. thriftnuh

    thriftnuh 7+ Year Member

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    oct 16! come join :D
     
  44. Flushot

    Flushot 7+ Year Member

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    Ah, it seems I will be going for the 7th date. Have fun on the 16th though!

    I'm also really interested in staying with a student. Has anyone set this up already? I hope it is as easy as it looks.
     
  45. soccerchicoc

    soccerchicoc Doctor, Army CPT, and mommy 5+ Year Member

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    eeks my interview is monday and i am starting to freek out......
    anyone interviewing monday?
     
  46. Frog19T

    Frog19T 2+ Year Member

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    hey, how do the group interviews work? im kind of stressin about it because i feel like i wont be able to show them who i am in a large group. any advice?
     
  47. sithr

    sithr 5+ Year Member

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    It's not a group interview. You will be alone with 2 interviewers in a room.
     
  48. Anton Chigurh

    Anton Chigurh stud muffin 2+ Year Member

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    You're going to introduce yourselves to the group of interviewees for that day, but that's pretty much it. It's not like the group interview like they have in Touro-CA.
     
  49. soccerchicoc

    soccerchicoc Doctor, Army CPT, and mommy 5+ Year Member

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    so i interview tomorrow and I am hoping that all goes smoothly..... if anyone else is interviewing let me know
     
  50. Flushot

    Flushot 7+ Year Member

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    I interview on Oct 7th. I'm also trying to arrange a stay with a current student, but it's not going too well. Did anyone happen to do this already?

    Good luck tomorrow!
     
  51. thriftnuh

    thriftnuh 7+ Year Member

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    good luck on monday!! :luck:
    let us know how it goes :D
     

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