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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Tell us about volunteer experiences" Report Response

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

"Why Western?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about what you did as a TA" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you feel like being a liberal arts major makes you less competitive than someone who majored in biology?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, mock-interview with undergrad" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students seemed nice and the curriculum is pretty standard" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Everything-the campus- way too small, the dean was very cocky, the area is GHETTO, the students were overeagerly encouraging the interviewees to come to the school as if they were selling products" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The facilities are terrible" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I wish I hadn't gone. The interviewers spent less than 30 mins with me and one of them, a faculty, was really condescending." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

1 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

1 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Shilo Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

1 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

1 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

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