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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?

7 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 was the most interesting question?

"I was asked that after working as a paramedic for 12 years, why I decided to change careers." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"It was about a philosphy course I took - Kant. This was quite a few years ago, and I don't think I recalled 'the categories' as well as I should have." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read The DOs by Gevitz, Osteopathic Med:Reformation, went to interview.com - which has been down for a long time." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How the students and facutly seemed to genuinely like each other. Being a bit of a Trekkie, the cooperative, positive vibe I got from the school, coupled with the location - San Francisco, made me comment to an interviewer that this was what Starfleet Academy must be like - lots of people working cooperatively towards a common goal. I wasn't so much of a dork - I waited 'til after the interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library - adequate stacks, but I'd like to see a much bigger place that allows a lot of people to hide in their nooks and be able to study away from home." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How genuinely nice the people connected to this school were. Had I known, I would have concentrated on this school earlier in the application process." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Nice people. Nice school. Nice location! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/16/2002

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