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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pomona
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"difficult event, how dealt with it?" Report Response

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

"i was interrogated a bit on my academic past. first years of college from more than 5 years ago was a focus point. he wanted me to explain or prove that i would have the perserverance for four years of medical school." Report Response

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

"what community service have you participated in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Unfortunately, it was "tell me about a stressful time or obstacle and how you dealt with it"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Fortunately, same as above. There were no ethics questions or anything very difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, application, school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff and students are all extremely friendly. Students would walk by and upon noticing our suits and nametags would say hello and good luck. Also, every one seemed very laid-back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. I knew the facade of the school and the surrounding neighborhood wasn't great so I didn't expect much. It's not as bad as people say." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very laid-back. The interviewer is known, according to students, as being stone-faced. However, at one point he said "good answer", which was encouraging. At the start the interviewer said it would be 20-30 minutes but it ran about 40 minutes." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ONT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Shilo Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2005

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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