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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why med? why DO? why PCOM?" Report Response

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

"A question about my undergrad research." Report Response

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

"A question about my volunteer work." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever demonstrated leadership? If so when/where?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Tour lady looked hot. (j/k) PBS American Health Journal video showing a typical day of three medical students at PCOM." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Wait time for the interview was long." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Students were divided into 2 groups and went on tour at the same time. Then went back to a lecture hall to watch the American Health Journal video (~30 mins long). Financial aid lady went over financial aid stuff. Assistant dean went over new organ system based curriculum. Then the dean did a pep talk, followed by med students q&a session. We interviewed after lunch. " 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?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/08/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"nothing." Report Response

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