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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?

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?

2 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)?

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

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

"You have a 68 year old patient who you find has terminal cancer and has 6 months to live. How would you go about telling the news?" Report Response

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

"What are some of your personal strengths? Related: What are some of your personal weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You have a 5 year old child who is playing with a hammer. She hits her finger and starts to cry. What do you do? (Interesting in the fact that it's the strangest question I've heard)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had the power, what changes to health care would you make? Only difficult if you did not prepare by reading general points about health care issues." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over my file and essays for PNWU, then went over the feedback for some other schools, as I did not see many questions listed for PNWU at the time I was preparing." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were friendly and helpful in answering the questions I had for them." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much; the interviewers are supposed to act "scripted" and not allow prompting or express emotion but mine did. Some people had interviewers that were very stoic, as they were supposed to be, so it depends on who you get." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There was not much that needing excessive preparation, so nothing really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was just amused by how they have a script they have to read to you at the beginning of the interview to make it "standardized," I suppose. For the most part, though, it's a pretty normal interview with relatively nice people." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

I flew to SEA, and from there I flew to YKM.

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Oxford Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

2 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?

1 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"N/A" Report Response

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