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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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)?

"Tell us about yourself." Report Response

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

"Explain your upward grade trend." Report Response

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

"What do you think about physician assisted suicide, about medicinal use of marijuana and about the woman who killed her 3 kids by throwing them off a bridge?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your opinion of physician assisted suicide?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A woman who recently threw her 3 kids off a bridge was seeing a psychiatrist. Whose fault was the accident?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched ethical questions, schools website, sdn" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly students, new curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"area of the school, little actual clinical experience in the first two years" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"there were am and pm interviews" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview started off well and then they brought out the ethical questions. They hit my pretty hard but didn't ask anyone before me about ethics. The new curriculum sounds great but the low pass rate on boards makes me wonder whats going on with students." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2005

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?

3 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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