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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 Osteopathic Medicine? Have you applied to MD programs?" Report Response

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

"Why Choose WVSOM for your education? Why are you so interested in our program?" Report Response

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

"Do you feel you would be an excellent candidate for the PBL track? Explain. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you choose to major in Biochemistry?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you plan on staying in West Virginia if you were to attend this medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Mock intervied with friends and professors, talked to friends who interviewed already, read up on current news and info relating to DO programs and the profession. Read Dr. Fulford's Touch of Life...amazing book and gave me a greater insight into osteopathic medicine. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly and genuine everyone was. I was lost on the way to the admissions office and one current student got out of her car and answered all the questions I had which included where the admissions office was and what program she was part of, etc. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, the current lecture hall seemed to be a bit old, however, they are building a larger lecture hall for next year so that isn't even a problem at all. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, I came prepared knowing as much about the school as anyone possibly could have known without actually going there. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very friendly atmosphere. The interviewers wanted to get to know me on a personal level and understand what kind of medicine I am interested in practicing. They also showed an emphasis on training physicians for West Virginia. Although they are not very intimidating, they expect you to take initiative and iterate all your positive traits and how they relate to being a successful physician specifically at WVSOM. They seemed to like that a lot and I think thats what got me my spot." 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?

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?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The General Lewis Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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