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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?

1 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?

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 do you want to be a primary care physician?" Report Response

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

"How do you resolve a bad situation that seems to be beyond repair?" Report Response

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

"Did you apply to any schools located in your home state?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do when a bad situation seems impossible to resolve?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No questions were very difficult. The interviewers were very nice and really seemed like they wanted to get to know me. The interview was very dynamic and most of the questions they asked me stemmed from conversation. I was very pleased with the interview and actually had fun during it. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed the school's Internet site and walked around the town talking to shop owners and residents. You are almost certain to meet some first and second year students in the coffee shops during the evening hours. Everyone I met seemed to be really enthusiastic about the school and the small town setting in which it is located." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Dean seems very genuine about making you a great physician and encourages an open-door policy if any student has a problem or suggestions. The faculty will come in and teach overtime to help the students review before important exams. The campus is beautiful and very clean. The gross anatomy lab and lecture hall looks brand new and both are simply amazing. The residents of Lewisburg seem very proud of their town and speak well about the school and its students. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school charges three-thousand dollars to reserve a spot if accepted. The fee is non-refundable; however, it is used towards your tuition. The school is also very expensive for people who are not West Virginia residents." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. Everything went well." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Read the above comments." 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?

10 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?

5 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?

01/01/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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