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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?

4 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to be a DO? What schools did you apply to other than WVSOM? How would you decide where to go?" Report Response

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

"Asked me about my clinic volunteer experience." Report Response

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

"If four of your best friends were asked what they would change about you, what would they say?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A question about why one of my MCAT sections was so much lower than the others (biological sci...and I'm a bio major)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were really that difficult or unexpected." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about the school, SDN, reviewed my applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone there is so friendly and down to earth, not snobby at all. They want their students to succeed. A family-like feeling." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not a thing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was no need for me to be so nervous about the interview. It was very laid back just like everyone told me. Be ready to ask them questions and it will take the heat off you. They will talk and talk." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a nice day. Breakfast with the faculty gives you a chance to calm down. The interviewers were friendly and laid back, not grilling you at all. I love this school and the area so much. I found out today that I was accepted, and I am definitely going to go there next fall!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/01/2003

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