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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Podiatry 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?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Give me an example of when you showed initiative and took the lead." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How do you deal with a difficult person? " Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What is your typical way of dealing with conflict? Give me an example" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time when you had to go beyond the call of duty." Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"printed personal application researched on school, the curriculum, and about the dean (his work that he did)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and everyone cared a lot. They made sure that I had met everyone before I left the interview. The curriculum is new and has potential. It is based so that students can be comfortable to take the USMILE which was mentioned that they will pay for that exam. The curricum includes an inter-professional study where students are grouped with other health professionals to solve a case study. The campus only has students that want to become some kind of health professional so its a great way to become a professional that appreciates all other health specialties. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There is only one option for on-campus housing. If moving from a different state where you didn't have a car, you will need a car in California b/c living choices are limited to 15-20 mins away. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"More time to study for the interview, especially the behavioral based question. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"ADVICE: Study and Answer a list of behavioral based interview questions. Also be comfortable and confident in answering those questions. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

ONT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Fairfield by Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2009

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 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?

10 out of 10

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