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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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)?

"Why a DO and why Western?" Report Response

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

"What leadership roles have you held in the past?" Report Response

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

"Questions pertaining to my current job." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about drug companies advertising on television?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There were no ''difficult'' questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website and school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were friendly (although my host was kind of anti-social)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Financial counselors really pushed stafford loans and did not mention any other funding sources. Also, the area around the school is not very safe (but most downtowns are this way)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would have to wait 2 hours before I interviewed - I should have brought a book with me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, good conversational interview. They really seemed interested in what I had to say." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/13/2007

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?

3 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 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?

"If you had an informational video or slideshow where students wait for their interview, this could b" Report Response

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