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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"why do you like organic chemistry?" Report Response

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

"what exactly is ultimate frisbee?" Report Response

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

"what is the role of a DO as opposed to that of an MD within society today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what exactly is ultimate frisbee? (im on the school frisbee team)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"name 4 strengths and 5 weaknesses... (the numbers were weird)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"went over application and practiced sdn interview questions on the plane" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"they really want to know who you are aside from the pre-medical realm of your life" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the limited facility size, but thats soon changing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"-" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"was really awesome, I was nervous walking into the interview, but the moment I got in I relaxed and acted like myself. At the end of it we were all laughing and just talking like peers. They asked me how I plan on staying sane in medical school and how id cope with the stressors etc.. etc.. the questions werent too taxing and so was really low key." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

7+ hours

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?

lax

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/07/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

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