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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?

7 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?

8, 5 minutes with each person

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)?

"It was MMI so one scenario was: You are set up with a doctor on rotations who has a drinking problem, he self prescribes medication, basically his life is falling apart. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"Again, MMI format. Another scenario: Suppose you find out a family member has a (fatal) genetic disease. Do you tell them? Do you suggest other family members get tested? Etc." Report Response

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

"MMI format. Scenario: You have diagnosed a pt. with cancer. It is at a treatable stage. She misses her next few appointments and won't return calls. 4 months later she is admitted to the ER with terminal cancer. She denies ever being told she had cancer though it is in your chart notes. Her and her family are demanding more be done than what can be which is palliative care and pain management. What do you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The one about the pt. with terminal cancer" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The question regarding being in the rotation with the drunk ER doctor." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Study about the school and review questions that might be asked. Also brushed up on national health related issues." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school facilities, the staff, the student/faculty ratio (3:1)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That I didn't get in :o(" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I wouldn't get in... Ha!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school may be new but it seems freaking awesome. I wish I could have been" 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?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10-7-2011

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?

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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"You seem to be doing well at everything I needed assistance with" Report Response

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