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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Why VCOM?" Report Response

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

"What questions do you have for me?" Report Response

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

"Why DO?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There are only two countries in the world that have an economy-driven healthcare system: the US and China. There are ___ billion people in China, only __ million have health insurance. What should we do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over my own AACOMAS file, practiced interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the admissions office, students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How the school is not stand alone - the students stated they go to VA tech for the gym, study rooms, restaurants, etc." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviewers want you to ask the questions - they didn't spend much time asking me anything." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Long day of them expecting you to ask questions. The school was not impressive, but the tour was nice, and the admissions office is very friendly and willing to be a resource." 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?

5 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Microtel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2011

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 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?

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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