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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"What has having a child taught you?" Report Response

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

"If you were given the option to differ for one year and start med school in 2007 what would you do during that year." Report Response

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

"Is biology destiny?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"My opinion regarding how a patient is supposed to go about getting a prescription they need immediately when their insurance company won't pay up front because they require approval which can take a couple of days to a week. The interviewer who asked this question had actually just had this happen to her and she ended up charging the $2000 prescription on her credit card until the insurance company could reimburse her, but her concern was for those who had no other means of purchasing the prescription." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is biology destiny?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my application, browsed Touro website, good night sleep." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Haight made the experience very pleasant and had some great advice for each of us prior to going to interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The town of Vallejo didn't seem that safe." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"An answer to the question is biology destiny? . . . of course the minute the interview ended I knew what I should have talked about . . . genetics" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pleasant. They were very interested in finding out more personal information about each of us than the other interview I had which asked general questions such as why DO and why our school etc. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

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?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Quality Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/27/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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