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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

60+ 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 medicine, why western, why DO?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about teaching... " Report Response

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

"How would you draw out classmates who are introverts?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"the introvert one" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, western alums, cib, and school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything, it's a great school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"no on campus housing.. I was hoping to not worry about driving in med school" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that they would serve decent breakfast, that they wouldn't give bathroom breaks, that the guides were incorrect in telling us our interview would only be 30mins (some of us had 30 mins interviews... but most had 1hr... so prepare lots of questions for them)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had the highest opinion of the school already going into the interview, so no change in my view. FYI, I had a relatively laid back interview.. conversational, but others had really abrasive interviewers and tough ethics questions.... luck of the draw. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

John Wayne

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2009

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?

1 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Go electronic!!" Report Response

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