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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?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Do you like to read?" Report Response

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

"Why WVSOM?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you were not accepted this year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have any pets?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There was no really difficult question. I guess the only one that I hadn't thought through already was: What do you like best about the doctor who wrote your recommendation?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read this site, looked over the school's website and catalog, practiced mock interviews with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff knows everyone--even the janitors and all the students. Also the gross anatomy lab is great. The campus is very uniform (all the same brick and architecture) it is a very pretty campus. It helped that is was 75 and sunny that day. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had lunch with second year students that I did not have very much in common with. It made lunch kind of boring." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you get accepted you have to put down about $3000 (out of state) before you matriculate ($2000 in Dec and another $1000 in March) You cannot get financial aid for this. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is really small and friendly. The problem-based learning track is new and very cool. The facilities are all relatively new and updated. The staff and faculty were very friendly. Oh, and the town closes down at 6pm. Also, there are not many sidewalks and absolutely no edge to the road so if you decide to go for a run or walk--stick to the downtown area where there are sidewalks!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2003

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