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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?

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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Why WesternU and Osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"What does diversity (in medicine) mean to you?" Report Response

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

"Could you tell me about your research and if you've published or done a poster presentation?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you think you can handle medical school" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I see you took the MCAT twice. Are you satisfied with your score?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Using interview feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They wanted to get to know me rather than challenge me" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It looks like a mall... but I'm here for the education" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That MMI was with actors rather than explaining what I'd do in such scenario" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The people is what makes the school and ultimately why I chose it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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. ONT is closer but more expensive

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort-Inn (Pomona)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2014

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Move to an online system so we don't have to call in to interview or wait for a mailman to know if we got in." Report Response

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