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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?

10 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?

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)?

"standard stuff they asked before on here. " Report Response

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

"how do you think you will do here?" Report Response

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

"PBL or SBL? future plans in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"if you had a pile of acceptance letters in the mailbox. how would you choose?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what is the greatest hurdle do you foresee in medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, just relaxed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone is friendly! a student walked up to me and gave pointers for the interview. tons of pictures on the wall of social events. everyone seemed happy. intermural sports, lots of clubs. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"72,000/yr!!! currently no real technology or enough computers. buildings are old in appearance but they are building 3 new buildings with wi fi, technology, patient simulator...etc. nothing close to the area except lowes and wal mart. 3rd yr rotations are only in WV due to limited slots, did I mention 72,000" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"3rd yr rotations are only in WV, school is expanding to 200 students/yr. not enough housing. . you have to submit a letter to request to enter PBL. not everyone gets it. they didn't offer kaplan to study for boards here. have to drive 3 hrs away" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great interview! startd at 8 but mine wasn't until 10 so walk around, I sat in on a pbl class. easy to talk to, laughing, gave good feedback during the interview. then a few things about pbl, finance, nice tour. got accepted a few days later!!! the students are definitely a positive driving force for the school. the lunch with students reinforce that. despite paying the hefty fee, they all say it's worth it. there are 3 clnics to practice OMT on campus. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

econo lodge

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2006

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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