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  • Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine Mare Island
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Vallejo
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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 have you done to mature since your undergrad years and what have you learned?" Report Response

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

"Will you be able to move out to CA?" Report Response

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

"Explain more about the research that you do at the NIH" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"It seems like you have had tough times in the past. What would you do if times like these arose in medical school and how would you handle it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Touro Website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities inside were very nice. From the outside they may seem drab but the anatomy lab and OMM tables were really new and well maintained. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area around the school is kinda bland. You can see the construction equip from the school and hear ships coming in from time to time. Driving in was a little deserted feeling but they are developing things in the area to bring more people there. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really. I was more dissapointed with the SDN reviews and I was more impressed with the school then I thought I was going to be. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

SFO

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?

Mariott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2008

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

9 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

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