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  • Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Yakima
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

8 (12): 7 Deans for general group Q&A (1 hr), 2 individual interviews with single interviewers (1/2 hour each), 3 admissions counselors/people who moderated a group MMI style discussion with candidates.

What was the style of the interview?

No Response

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Is there anything in your application that needs to be further explained?" Report Response

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

No Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Is there anything in your application that needs to be further explained?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is there anything in your application that needs to be further explained?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Zoom interview. So I spent time setting up my room with things that showed who I was, and made sure the Camera captured it all. Had mock interviews and morality discussions with family and friends. Watched lots of youtube advice videos and read blog columns. Dug deep into their website to find specific questions to ask. Exercised every day." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The group style discussion. It was fun meeting other applicants. Students seemed down to earth. The deans felt reachable and relatable. Admissions seemed available. Loved the faculty interviewer!!! She really made a huge difference for me. I am really excited to get to know her more." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students also seemed a bit "academically cocky". But I guess that is to be expected, afterall they are all in MEDICAL SCHOOL!! Faculty didn't seem that diverse." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It's not as stressful as you think. Relax, you prepped hard for this. The interviewers are just people too." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I liked the experience overall. I think that it is a school worth considering, especially if you love the outdoors, rural Pacific Northwest, and like a holistic and group learning approach to school. I am looking forward to attending there!!!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

Zoom Visit, so all virtual. I think this should be the way of the future. Saves a TON OF MONEY!!!

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the good work. I had a small hiccup with my application, which was addressed quickly and smoothly. Everyone was super friendly. I am looking forward to continuing the admissions process next week!!!" Report Response

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