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  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Lewisburg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 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)?

"Why did you apply here" Report Response

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

"Your dad's an MD so why do you want to be a DO" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you want to come here?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself (sounds easy but I mean I can go on for hours so what exactly would you like to know)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, spoke to DO's" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"SBL or PBL, the prof teaching the class I sat in on, lunch at the general lewis was really good.. best cheeseburger and fries I've had in a lonnng time" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus was dark and dingy, inside of the buildings run down. school is WAY too expensive and the low cost of living in WV does not make up for it, they're taking on twice as many students this year and don't know where they are going to put them in class or in housing... nothing was thought out in detail about how they're going to accomidate these new students, the anatomy lab was poorrrrrly ventilated " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the general lewis was haunted =0 Me and another interviewee were sitting in the lounge at 1 am talking and the lights went out and the fireplace turned on and then 3 seconds later things went back to normal! We freaked out." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Went in and they were very nice, interview was SO relaxed and I couldn't tell how I did because they pretty much wanted you to talk. I guess I did OK because I got in. It was very very laid back. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE QUESTIONS FOR THEM!!! At the end they want you to ask some, so come prepared. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

1 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?

LWB

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?

General Lewis Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2005

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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