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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pomona
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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?

Open file

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

"Name the Osteopathic tenets." Report Response

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

"Why DO" Report Response

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

"How do you feel you improved your med school application since you last applied" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The questions were not interesting or unique" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Memorized Osteopathic tenets, reviewed school website, mock interview with advisor, practice ethical questions, read about MMI" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The weather in SoCal is amazing, current students were very friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Faculty said they are available, but I got the impression that due to the large class size they are not actually very involved with students. Commuter school- most students do not live in Pomona. My interview felt very rushed- the interviewers were constantly checking the time. It was distracting." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How many people would be at the interview! At least 35 other applicants." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pomona isn't the most interesting town, but the downtown looks cute and is right next to the school. I would highly recommend attending the dinner with students the night before the interview- I learned a lot from that session!" 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Other

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?

4 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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