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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"AIDS or cancer: which one would i fund as a researcher and why?" 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)?

"what's my favorite class in college and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"name experiences when i have felt excited, afraid, and humiliated" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"the study of which disease would i fund as a researcher: AIDS or cancer" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, western's website, read up on current events/medical and ethical issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"location of the school (my family is from southern california), and the school is about half an hour away from my parent's home" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"ranking of the school is not that great and the COMLEX board scores are not as high as other DO schools" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"COMLEX board scores" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i was the last interviewee of the day and had to wait about half an hour after my scheduled time. i had two interviewers: one was always smiling and the other seemed more quiet and reserved. by the end of the interview, however, both interviewers were smiling. i even got the quiet/more reserved one to laugh when i was answering one of his questions (the question about describing a humiliating experience) " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2004

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?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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