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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?

6 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 class prepared you best for medical school?" Report Response

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

"What do you know about osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"How did you come to work with (specific researcher)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You mention the importance of empathy in patient care. How would you make sure you wouldn't become depressed while working with others in difficult situations? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What class did you take as an undergraduate that best describes the theory of medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Friend's advice who interviewed at Touro last year, online sample questions (from UCD and Stanford), practice outloud and into a tape recorder." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendly staff, welcoming students, AMAZING OMM room, lecture halls, and really cool segregated anatomy room to ensure Jewish tradition for those in the attached building." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The area (Mare Island seems so secluded), the library has few tangible books (most material is online)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2008

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

4 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

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