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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pomona
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

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?

2

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)?

"why do? why western?" Report Response

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

"tell me about yourself....how did you chose your undergrad school?" Report Response

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

"you seem to have really enjoyed your research experience.... why D.O. and not Ph.D.?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing---standard questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over my applications and essays...and background on Western" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the weather....and the interior of the campus buildings..it would be such a nice change from upstate NY. The admissions staff was super-friendly and organized." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Pomona is probably not the nicest place in the world, but it wasnt as bad as I was anticipating from reading interview feedback" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing...." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very positive experience at this school. At first, my 2 interviewers (one was a Ph.D. and the other was a D.O.) were a little abrasive, but they warmed up and by the end it felt comfortable. They basically asked the standard questions.... I guess I did ok, because I was accepted! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2002

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