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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

one

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 was your favorite pre-med course? Why?" Report Response

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

"In your opinion what is the difference between general chemistry and organic chemistry?" Report Response

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

"Do you think that we should accept you? Why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked to read a paragraph out loud and then answer a question from a list of options and then explain my answer." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was your favorite Organic Chemistry reaction? Explain it. How do you make a carbon-carbon bond?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

No Response

What impressed you positively?

"The entire experience was positive and Western gave more helpful information about their school, curriculum, financial aid, and clinical rotations than other schools have" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was difficult and I had a hard time understanding my interviewer because of his language barrier" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they provide breakfast" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The campus is nice and the interview day as a whole was very informative and helpful. The staff and students were all friendly and willing to answer questions. The presentation on osteopathy at the end was very interesting." 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

LAX

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

American Suites Extended Stay

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/20/2010

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?

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?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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