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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?

3 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why osteopathic medicine? Why WVSOM?" Report Response

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

"What are your weaknesses? What are your strengths?" Report Response

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

"What are some issues facing doctors today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you interested in PBL or SBL? Why? (One of the interviewers was definitely for PBL the other was more traditional lecture-based learning.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix the healthcare system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, review application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"In the lecture halls, each student had their own seat that was decorated with their own pictures and other keepsakes. No dress code. Very relaxed atmosphere. Great anatomy lab--natural lighting--each cadaver is individually ventilated." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The day was really long." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Definitely stay at the General Lewis Inn. Normally, it's over $120/night but as an interviewee you get a special rate. It's especially convenient since breakfast starts there at 7:30am. Go to the breakfast to meet some of the staff and the rest of your interviewing group." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great facilities and a warm, friendly atmosphere. Great place to study medicine." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2003

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