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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?

4 out of 10


How long was the interview?

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

"Have you shadowed a DO?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you want to combine your engineering degree with your medical degree?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you expect to be able to come into a rural community as a physician and gain the trust of the community? (phrased 3 different ways)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Gevitz, preped for interview questions, read over application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people seem really excited to be there and to recruit the best and the brightest. They seem to be looking for visionaries to shape the future of the school. The area is beautiful and the rent cheap. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"they specifically told us they were only sending yes or no answers at this time; oddly, I was put on the alternate list." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I interviewed on Monday and they were making decisions on Thursday. Make sure you have shadowed a DO. I didn't think this was possible since I work full time, but that question took many points away; needless to say, I'm taking the day off Monday to do so before my next interview." Report Response

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