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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pomona
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"You have a kidney for transplant. How do you pick between a 24yo and a 60yo with lots of family? What criteria do you use and who would you pick?" Report Response

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

"Would you give a "morning after pill" to a young teen who is known to be pregnant?" Report Response

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

"How would you fix the health care system? Where will you be in 10 years? Pick an ethical problem anmd discuss it. Tell me about your speeding tickets. Tell me about your three C's." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do people have different tolerances for pain? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you feel about purely cosmetic surgery surgery using the resources of our healthcare system. What would you do about it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over ethical issues. SDN. Read over school website. Studied history of Osteopathy. Talk with 4th year DO student who attends this school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Dean of the school and faculty members over the curriculum are great. The curriculum seems good." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school needs a cafeteria. The interview was rough. The interview day was a little disorganized." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"More medical ethics." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was intense--they asked like 6 ethical questions. I felt like they still didn't know me well by the end of the interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

lax

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/07/2006

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

8 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?

9 out of 10

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