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  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Lewisburg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"If you were to get into all of your schools, what factor(s) would make you choose WVSOM out of all of them?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

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

"This was specific to my application, but they asked about my experience working for a DO who is a dermatologist and how that influenced my opinion/exposure to the osteopathic career." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you like most about WVSOM?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student doctor network, practice with friends and previous interviews helped a lot too." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people are extremely genuine and nice. Even the staff and interviewers made sure you were comfortable and relaxed. The Dean came and spoke to us and he seemed like a real, caring and genuine person unlike others that I have encountered. The surrounding town is small, but charming. The surrounding environment is amazing if you love to hike, rock climb, white water raft...basically be outdoors. AND, rent is very cheap (or at least much cheaper than what I'm used to)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, it's just far from home for me. The school is great." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience, this was the least stressful interview I have ever been to. Just be yourself and you'll rock it." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

No Response

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2012

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?

7 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep doing what you are doing :)" Report Response

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