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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?

2 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?

25 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)?

"First thing they ask you to do is to tell about your self, so come up with something good" Report Response

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

"They asked my clinical experience" Report Response

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

"They asked about how i learn, what i do to study. (based on which tracked would i choose, SBL or PBL) then they asked ''what if i told you that med school was double your heaviest load in undergrad'' " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Everything seems pretty basic. They asked my why i was taking botany and ecology my senior year and it was because i had to fulfill my biology reqs and they asked me abou tmy undergrad school because they never heard of it, and when i told them it was a womens college and they geared the education toward the way women learn, they asked me how women learn" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do i think i will have the most problem with in school and what i think i will do the best in, coursewise. i said biochem as the worst and one of the interviewers laughed and said, ''that's what everyone says!''" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talked to physicians at work, practices questions with my mom, looked at the school wesite (review SBL and PBL before the interview) " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The technology the school had. They have these robots that simulate medical situations. They students were great. They really loved the school and you could tell." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The town in kinda small, i'm from a big city and i dunno how well i would adjust. They have problems with housing and one of the students told us that people had to live in hotels their first few months. The school is expanding faster than the town is." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the $3000 you have to put down to reserve your spot and that you only have 2 weeks from the time they tell you that you are accepted to do so" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was VERY laid back. Of course i was nervous, but once i got in the room with the interviews it was a very comfortable atmosphere. I was the first to interview and that was nice because i wasn't anxious during the tour, it was nice to get it out of the way. Everyone at the school is so nice. I had a great 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?

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?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Briar Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/19/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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