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  • Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Blacksburg
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Blacksburg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"Even though I had taken every upper level bio class offered at my undergrad with mostly A or B grades, I was asked about the one C I did get." Report Response

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

No Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why isn't your GPA higher. Odd since it is over a 3.4 science/overall." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, schools site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities looked top notch." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The dean. He was the rudest of all my interviewers and the most unprofessional of all the deans I met during the cycle....just made the school look bad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"I had two acceptances within a week of my interview at the Carolina's Campus, I wish I had saved the travel money and not bothered with VCOM." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/2011

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 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?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

4 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?

"None. They were ok, nothing special but seemed to do their jobs." Report Response

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