Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 medicine, why DO, why Western?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about an experience that demonstrates your cultural sensitivity." Report Response

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

"If two patients arrived at the same time, both needing an emergency organ transplant, one African and one Caucasian, which would you give it to?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Some general research methods questions about my evolutionary biology research (the interviewer was a biochemist, so the questions were pretty basic)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really, it was really laid back...easy, discussion based questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, application review, talking with students at the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the staff, faculty, and students was incredible. Also, the school does EVERYTHING it can to help their students succeed. #1 COMLEX pass rate speaks for itself" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Housing prices?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. Just go with the flow and be excited for the interview. Oh, and talk it up with the students...they're one of the best parts of the school" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Look at the other interviews....the one prior is probably better said than I ever could!" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

BW

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/09/2008

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?

6 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?

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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing to complain about. It really seemed like they were putting on the best event they could...p" Report Response

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //