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  • Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Spartansburg
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Spartanburg
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?

6 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 another location

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"I see where you struggled in biochemistry (made a B), what about this course was difficult and what did you learn?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What experience do you have with OMM?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Tell me about your experience with research." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I saw where you talked about _____ program with our school on your secondary application. I am not familiar with it, can you explain what it did? Are you sure it's with our school (I later reviewed my secondary and it was a program the school did and I recalled it correctly)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed sample interview questions, typed up generalized responses, and reviewed past questions that were asked." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My first interviewer wanted to know me more as a person" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Most of my questions were critically analyzing my application and not about me or what I contributed as a person. I felt that I had to defend my answers and experiences section moreso than them asking me new questions or asking why I wanted to go to this school. I also got minimal feedback on my answers and my interviewers didn't show much emotion." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To review my secondary application responses and be familiar with my previous answers." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was a nice process, with a good tour and a great student discussion section but the interview itself was long and taxing. Three, independent, open file interviews that each last 30 mins was an exhausting process." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

7 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?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Way too many emails are sent from school in regard to non-admissions related information." Report Response

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