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  • Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Blacksburg
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Blacksburg
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"Why osteopathic medicine? Why VCOM? Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are your strongest qualities? What are your weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Why do you think you have what it takes to handle the rigors of medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the most recent book your read?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult, pretty standard interview questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview Feedback, Reading through primary application and secondary application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How nice the admissions staff was" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How low-stress and conversational the interview day was going to be" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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