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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"What strengths would you bring to the field of medicine? Weakness?" Report Response

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

"How did you find out about osteopathy, and why do you want to study it?" Report Response

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

"What else do we need to know about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I lived in Vail, CO for several seasons, and they asked me about the town and how I felt about moving away from there." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do I think I can handle the academic rigors of med school after being out of school for 5-6 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read "Touch of Life" by Robert Fulford, DO. Reviewed their website and visited the campus." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students and staff were VERY friendly, introduced themselves, and offerred assistance and info all day. Anatomy lab is top-notch, with great ventilation system. One professor told me flat-out that this was the best medical school, and I should go here. Students seemed very pleased with their choice of school. Problem Based Learning track as an option." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A 7% tuition hike for next year, requiring in-state students to seek private loans in addition to federal loans. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Whole day involves a fair amount of walking... wear comfortable shoes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was fairly laid-back. I didn't feel that I really connected to any of the interviewers, but I didn't feel that I was being grilled, either." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2003

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