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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

2

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 DO, Why Western." Report Response

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

"We take pride in teaching disadvantaged students, what do you think?" Report Response

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

"Do you think your GPA/MCAT scores reflect you well?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had a million dollars and were to donate it to HIV/Cancer research, how would you decide how much to give each?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had a million dollars and were to donate it to HIV/Cancer research, how would you decide how much to give each?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read their website, sdn, and CIB." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They have great facilities, early clinical exposure, homeless clinic, great 3rd/4th year rotations... everything!! :D" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area is not the best as to what I've seen so far." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the day would end at 2pm instead of 4pm like they said. That there would be like 250 students on interview day!! " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall this is my number one school in CA! [Fiance is established here so I want to stay in state] They have the best facilities/curriculum and are #1 in the Comlex 2's I believe!" 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?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$401-$500

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?

Sheraton Universal

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2007

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 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?

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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