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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"What are your weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to Go to Western University of Health Sciences?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to become an osteopathic physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about your major given your MCAT score?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you say one of you weaknesses?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview Feedback, Healthcare issues, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiasm and camaraderie of students. How they were brutally honest about their school. I was also impressed by the interviewers and how committed they are to making sure that you go to school where you are most comfortable whether or not that is COMP" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The city is extremely dilapidated, and the school is under massive construction. But I think once the construction is finished, the school will help the city become a nicer attraction." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"December 15th is the deadline the schools gives for you to accept their acceptance invitation. After that if you have pay a $1000 non-refundable deposit in order to hold you seat. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My experience was amazing, except for the hotel I stayed at. I stayed at the Sheraton Fairplex and that place was overpriced, understaffed, and extremely inconvenient. The staff members are rude and inconsiderate. I would recommend staying at the Shilo Suites. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ONT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton Fairplex

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/24/2006

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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