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  • Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Yakima
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Your child is playing with a hammer and hurts themself, what do you do? A 68 year old woman has 6 months to live, how do you tell her this? What are your greatest weaknesses and strengths? " Report Response

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

"What is one thing you don't look forward to in medicine? If you were accepted to 4 medical schools, how would you go about deciding which to attend? How do you prepare for an exam? " Report Response

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

"Would you tell your patients all the bad things that could happen if they don't take their drugs, in order for them to take their drugs? What are your hobbies? Would prefer to be the sole provider of health care to a patient, or would you rather work with a team of physicians?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What will you do if you don't get into medical school? Why osteopathic medicine? Why should doctors serve in underserved rural areas?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the most important thing a physician can do for a patient? If you could meet any two people, alive or dead, who would they be and why? How do you think we can address the problems with health care today?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't! " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"they pick up students from the airport!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"bad location/weather. bad financial aid program. school wasn't even built yet." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that my interviewer was a raging republican." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/01/2008

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 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

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