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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

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. Why medicine? Why DO? Why Western?" Report Response

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

"Is health care about quality of life or quantity? If you feel it is about quality of life, how do you feel about Doctor assisted suicide? Explain Oregon's Doctor assisted suicide Law." Report Response

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

"Explain the variance in your MCAT scores." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you believe that illegal immigrants deserve health care even at the high cost to society? Do you feel it is society's responsibility to provide health care/food/housing to those that can't afford it? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was something scientific that you learned in one of your science classes that made you have a revelation about science?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Mock Interview, Researched the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The program and how helpful the student are" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was a little intimidating, I felt like I was being interrogated." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my application was not complete before I arrived, make sure you call and check because my letters had been sent twice and they still had not received them" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They have you arrive about an hour early which is nice because we got to sit in on a class and see the campus on our own. There is an orientation in the morning followed by lunch and a tour then the interviews. " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

ONT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton-Fairplex

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/15/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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