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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Do you have any hobbies?" Report Response

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

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

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I visited this site, studied the school's catalog, researched the city on the internet, read the section on interviewing in the Pfizer guide to med school admissions, read some editorials and articles on the NEJM site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"That students and staff went out of their way to introduce themselves and offer to answer questions. Everyone seemed exceptionally friendly. Many students remarked about the non-competitive atmosphere there. There were plenty of opportunities to ask questions during the orientation sessions. The curriculum in integrated. The weather in L.A. was very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Apparently, the school is in the worst part of the city, but that goes for many schools." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How laid back the whole experience was going to be. Actually, many people on this site say so, but it's kind of hard to accept." 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?

ONT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Shilo Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/29/2006

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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