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  • Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine Mare Island
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Vallejo, CA
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


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)?

"they were all fairly specific to me and my application." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"no really interesting questions - i felt prepared. it was a great interview." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"no difficult questions for me, yay" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"scoured the website, SDN, rested" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the day was organized, the facilities not as bad as i was expecting, based on SDN... faculty seem to be very caring... i thought the campus was fairly pretty actually - it's where "patch adams" was filmed. and i loved that there were grass and trees! (i am from a city)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the community was alright - the guide didn't seem to know THAT many people at the school... you really have to drive for a while on mare island before getting to campus" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that there are lots of negative reviews on SDN but it's not as bad as most people make it out to be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it's as everyone says it is. dr. haight is great and he definitely has favorites. i was not a favorite, but i was conscious enough about that fact so as not to let it worry me too much. as he said, he doesn't vote anyway! it's strange though because i got a rather negative vibe from one of his favorites. ah well. anyways, i've been interviewed by three interviewers before so that didn't bother me, though i'd never had another person in on my interviews before. as others have complained, you reveal personal stuff, but that's ok, i don't think anyone really cares and if they "judge" you or whatever on it, they're looking into the wrong profession. in the end, i was accepted and it was a really difficult decision to turn them down because i did like the school a lot." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?


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


What airport did you use?


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Quality Inn Vallejo

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

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