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  • Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine Mare Island
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Vallejo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"What is the biggest problem facing medicine today, particularly osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Describe what osteopathic medicine means without using the term holistic." Report Response

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

"What experiences or opportunities have you had to see osteopathic medicine first-hand?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did the death of my sister to gang violence affect me?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the single biggest problem affecting medicine today, specifically osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read AACOMAS and secondary applications, read catalog sent to me by Touro and looked at tucom.edu website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of Dr. Haight and the student tour guide. T" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that students did not have much time to participate in volunteer/outreach activites and the lack of underrepresented students in medicine in terms of admission and eventual class makeup." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The fact that you have less than 2 weeks from the time you get your decision letter to pay a NON-REFUNDABLE $2000 deposit." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Low-stress group interviews that are really fun and enjoyable. Dr. Haight was so friendly, informative and most of all down to earth to all of us. We were the last group of interviewees in this half of the admissions cycle and are going to hear back from Touro by tomorrow. That is so fast and such a relief to the applicants. The other interviewees were so cool and made the whole day so much more enjoyable and low-stress." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/17/2002

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