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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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 me about yourself, how you learned about osteopathic medicine, why you have chosen to study it, and why you would like to attend Western." Report Response

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

"Describe your 3 best qualities and your 3 worst qualities." Report Response

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

"Describe your volunteer experiences, include any leadership roles you had in them." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a specific situation in which you were pressed for time and had a lot to accomplish. Describe how you handled it and what you learned from it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe 3 of your bad qualities." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback and reviewed and prepared answers for all questions listed on the school's website for interview tips." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness and openness of the students, as well as their honesty with the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location, the heat, and learning that the area is not so safe." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had better directions to the school from the airport, or had contacted other interviewees who were flying in at the same time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a positive experience, although I felt as if they were trying to sell themselves big-time to us." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

ONT

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2006

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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