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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed 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 do you want to be a DO?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about your internship." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"As you can see we don't have a swimming pool and you're a swimmer. What activities will you do for fun/to relieve stress if you are accepted here?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you know that you're ready and able to handle the riggors of med school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practiced Qs, read over personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the campus is beautiful, the facilites are amazing and everyone was extremely friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"how difficult it can be to find housing and how difficult it is for significant others/spouses to work close to home" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"same as above" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was my first interview so I was pretty nervous but the admissions staff kept telling me not to worry. My interview was more of a conversation rather than rapid fire questioning. We went to lunch w a PBL and SBL student which was very informative and went on a tour. It was a really good day and I'm glad I had such a great first interview experience." 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 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?

11/01/2006

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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