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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Why DO? Why WVSOM? " Report Response

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

"What do think of Lewisburg and how do you feel about rural medicine?" Report Response

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

"I see you got a C the first time you took Organic, what have you learned since then that will allow you to excel in medical school science courses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What area of medicine do you think you will go into?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I see you got a C the first time you took Organic, what have you learned since then that will allow you to excel in medical school science courses?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, mock interview, read up on WVSOM" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is incredibly friendly! Not only were the admissions staff, the interviewers and the faculty, but 4 or 5 students randomly introduced themselves in the hallways and chatted until all questions were answered. I'm a history buff so I loved Lewisburg's Civil War heritage." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Felt like they tried too hard to "sell" PBL." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed & conversational. I had one science prof (PhD), one clinical prof (DO) and the head of admissions." 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?

9 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?

1 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

EconoLodge

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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