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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"what are your strengths/weaknesses? and then at the end, what skills will you bring to our school? YEAH basically the same question, plus it didnt help that the interviewer had an accent that was difficult to understand...ugh" Report Response

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

"if you couldnt be a doctor, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"where else did u apply? how many md and how many do? (they actually wrote down the numbers! =-o)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"asked about my volunteer experiences" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"answering the same question twice...see question 1" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, prayer" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"impressive board scores, no undergraduates!!!! haha" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"interviews ran longer than expected. they give you a timeline of when you interview and i was only called 20 mins after my scheduled time. i was also the last person to be interviewed. not fun either. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the little post it for incomplete applications only meant i needed a picture. i thought they didnt get my mcat scores or something! ugh, they should just send us an email in the future to relieve needless stress!" 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?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/29/2009

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?

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 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?

6 out of 10

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