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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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

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

"You have done a lot of research; tell me about it." Report Response

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

"What are your weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You mentioned that your MCAT testing site had a noisy environment with loud music. How will you deal with distracting circumstances in the future?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You applied to both M.D. and D.O. schools. Why?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the medical school's website, read about D.O. philosophy and history, and practiced lists of interview questions. This site helped the most." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty was very friendly. Everyone stopped to say hi and the day was scheduled with breakfast, lunch, and student contact." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The financial aid meeting disclosed that the price of the school increases about 7.5%/year and next year's tuition is $40,000 for out-of-state students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. Just read SDN and the day will be very predictable." Report Response

What are your general comments?

" Stay at the General Lewis INN (~$60 after interview discount. It is a quaint, bed-and-breakfast place. The admissions office is very friendly, and the students and faculty make you feel at home. The facilities are modern (the school is not very old), and the workout center is an added bonus. Overall, if you are looking for a school focused on primary care and rural medicine, and aren't concerned with the high tuition rate, the school is a fabulous fit." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/18/2004

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