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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Podiatry School
  • Pomona
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Describe a time when you had to make someone see the way you saw things?" Report Response

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

"Describe a time when you attempted something and failed at it?" Report Response

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

"Describe a time when you had to deal with a difficult person and how did you handle it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time when you made a mistake." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview feedback site. Look up behavioral based questions. Remember my life." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff and the Dean are extremely friendly. The curriculum is very much based on problem solving and the hands-on approach." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Pomona isn't the greatest area, but luckily there are many other cities nearby for living options, etc." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is a secondary application they have you do during your ~6 hours there. Not a big deal, though." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school is well on its way to becoming one of the top pod schools. Their interdisciplinary exposure, new facilities and dedicated staff make Western a refreshing surprise. They train you as a physician first, then expose you to the specialty that is podiatry. SIDE NOTE: Contrary to popular belief about pod schools, WesternU actually has a GYN and PSYCH rotations that mimics an allopathic curriculum." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

4-6 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?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2011

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?

10 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the good work!" Report Response

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