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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?

5 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"How do you study? PBL or Systems based preference?" Report Response

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

"Favorite Undergrad class? Worst undergrad class? Because of content or professor... " Report Response

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

"I attend a very large undergrad university...they wanted to know how I would feel in a small class and rural setting..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe the happiest moment in your life and the saddest. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Had to explain a low MCAT and high GPA. I pointed out my cummulative effort over the past four years. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talked to friends who had their interviews already at WVSOM, Career Services at school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly everyone really is! Random people came up to us throughout the day and talked to us. I sat in on a problem based session...mixed emotions which need to be further clarified if I were accepted. Definitely a learning atmosphere. I want to practice in rural areas and WVSOM has national rankings in primary care. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Out of state tuition is $$$!!!!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"WV is very beautiful. It's not diverse but people weren't indifferent. They were actually curious about my culture. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed my day in West Virginia. The Lewis Inn is really nice. It was was relaxing to start the day with two faculty members. They just got us talking and I'm sure they read our files prior to the breakfast cause they seemed to target each interviewee about somethign or the other. My actual interview felt stressed. I felt my answers didnt measure up to their expectations. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2003

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