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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical questions, about only having one pint of blood who would you give it to. A 70 year old man in a coma, a 7 year old girl with leukeima or a new mother. I thought it was obvious." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really was very difficult, they were all so nice and conversational. They just wanted to know why DO why Virgina, strenghs and weaknesses, nothing hard at all. DON'T be NERVOUS" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked at their website and this one reread my application, which helps ALOT" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is beautiful, the people are nice. Its associated with Virgina Tech. The anatomy lab is so awesome with incredible views and the air is cirulated like 17 times a minute and they have candy!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Its a new school, still working on ciriculum, summer school, not accredited yet require both COmlex and USMLE, which is good i guess. but still NEW SCHOOL!! and expensive ANd blacksburg doesn't really have anything to do. its a small town where the majority of the population is students. which could be fun, but again NOTHING to DO. They also stress Rural area ALOT" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"VIRGINA IS GORGEOUS!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't be nervous they are so nice. This school is going to be one of the top in the country. The faculty and the students are committed to making it a great place. I look forward to seeing what they do. The interviews were 3 consecutive interviews in the very beginging which is nice you get it over with fast. They were one on one, so if you mess up in one you get 2 more tries. They all ask you different questions they really want good people and know that mcat and gpa don't say everyting. don't be nervous." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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