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  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Lewisburg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"What size area do you want to practice in?" Report Response

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

"Why WVSOM?" Report Response

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

"Do you think the only point of learning is to prepare for tests?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you're in a grocery store and a patient comes up to you with a problem in their leg, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above, but they asked it three times with small changes (you have a party to get to, you have 10 min. to get what you need)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my file, talked with my advisor." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very friendly and willing to offer advice. The admissions staff was awesome as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was very little mention of financial aid. As an out-of-state applicant it was discouraging to only be given a pamphlet." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They would be taking our pictures." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt like I was in a good cop, bad cop situation throughout the interview. It was not a comfortable conversation like I had read in other postings. I felt like I was being interrogated. I went home feeling discouraged, with no hope, but three weeks later I was accepted. " 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Ramada

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/10/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing, Annette and Angie are both great!" Report Response

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