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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"What do you do to deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Let's say you get accepted to this school as well as such and such school. How will you base your decision in determing which school to attend?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is "primary care"?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Meditated and performed my yoga routine the night before. Nah, just went over this site's interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great facility, super faculty. I liked the campus layout. Who cares if it used to be a strip mall?" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, but the immediate surrounding area didn't have much in terms of fast food or stores like Wal-Mart." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The committee reviews your file the very next day and I was missing one of my letters. They told me my file wouldn't get reviewed until all materials were received. To all you upcoming interviewees, I would call in a few days before the interview to check to make sure your file is complete. They will let the letter be faxed if needed." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Nice presentations, relaxing tour, and laid back interview. It was a great 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?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

ONT

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/21/2006

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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