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  • Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine Mare Island
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Vallejo
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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 medicine and why DO?" Report Response

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

"question regarding personal statement" Report Response

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

"question about my clinical experience" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"regarding a comment I had made in my personal statement" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"because I had not taken human anatomy/physiology in undergrad, I was asked if I would be able to handle the volume of information in the first year" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, "The DO's" by Norman Gevitz, Touro's website, other websites describing osteopathy, reviewed applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"campus isn't as ugly as everyone says on SDN; Dr. Haight really makes you feel good about yourself, your application and your chances of acceptance; anatomy lab was impressive" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really on Mare Island; have to pay a 3.00 toll everytime you want to go to San Francisco" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"bring paper and pen to take notes during orientation; fly into Oakland cuz paying a 3.00 toll each way from San Francisco sux!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/11/2005

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