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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"Why WVSOM?" Report Response

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

"Why Osteopathic Medicine?" Report Response

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

"What is your biggest weakness? Then as a followup..if this is your weakness, how will you deal with it during medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"No interesting questions. just basic stuff." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your biggest weakness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, school's website, DO application and supplemental application. had a few mock interviews too." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The laid back nature of the school as a whole. it is very condusive towards a positive learning environment in a small, rural town in WV. Everyone seems to truly love it there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location of the school. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a little more stressful that I had anticipated. one of the interviewers was pretty darn stoic and didnt open up till the end when he told me to have a safe trip back home. THey asked basic questions but seemed serious and asked them in a "grilling" nature. " 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

LVB

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?

General Lewis Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2005

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

6 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?

2 out of 10

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