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  • Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Blacksburg
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Blacksburg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

3

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)?

"How have your previous experiences prepared you for medical school?" Report Response

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

"How have your previous experiences prepared you to be a physician?" Report Response

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

"What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a time that you cared for someone else." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How are you going to make the transition to medicine from the military?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read books, had a nice suit. I flew there from the other side of the country. When I got there, I realized my suit pants were missing! Interviewed without dress pants, just a casual pair of khakis. Got accepted anyway." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The questions were very thoughtful and personalized - they really cared about who I was as a person. Didn't share those for fear of sharing personal info." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I felt well-prepared." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I liked VCOM so much I am going there." 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?

8 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?

No Response

What airport did you use?

Roanoke, VA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/2016

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

7 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing - did a great job, and they take care of veterans very well." Report Response

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