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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell us about yourself." Report Response

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

"Have you ever had an experience with a difficult patient? How did the doctor [that i was shadowing] deal with it? How would you have dealt with it?" Report Response

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

"Why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did you have the physician you shadowed perform OMT on you? Why not?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing hard or unexpected" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"created a list of questions from sdn, and drafted answers. Turned out i probably didn't need 2 go through all that -- the interview was very laid back and conversational" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone had a really positive attitude. The fact that wvsom students are more sought after by area hospitals than those from other schools in the state." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"As rural as it gets and not very ethnically diverse" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The General Lewis Inn is supposedly haunted :o" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone was extremely hospitable and friendly. Although it is hard to imagine that a panel interview could be relaxed and conversational, this one was. Unlike the "no feedback" policy most med schools seem to adopt, they were very responsive and encouraging." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

General Lewis Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/25/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

2 out of 10

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