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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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Why DO? Why WVSOM?" Report Response

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

"It looks like you've had some difficulties in your schooling. How do you plan to handle academic hiccups in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Really none. They were all standard "why do you want to be a doctor/why this school/where do you see yourself in x years" questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my primary and supplementary applications and researched the school website. They didn't ask me about anything not covered in my applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All of the staff were incredibly warm and welcoming. The interviewers were very sweet, and even though I knew I was rambling at times they seemed very interested in what I had to say. Everyone I met was very kind." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was the last of four people in my group to interview. I wasn't stressed out at all when I first got there but my hands were shaking after I had to wait for two hours." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview is very short -- only 30 minutes. I expected more time to get to know the interviewers." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/2016

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Please ask questions not asked in the supplemental application. I had many experiences and opinions I wanted to discuss but could not because of the very general nature of the interview questions." Report Response

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