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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Why DO? Why WVSOM?" Report Response

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

"What are my hobbies and how will I deal with the stress of Medical School" Report Response

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

"What kind of physician do I want to be (family practice, specialized, etc.)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult. It was very conversational, just getting to know me." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed their website - its very complete and has so much info. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus and area is beautiful. I liked how its only med students on campus, no other graduate programs. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Their questions were so vague and it only took them 10 minutes to ask them. My questions took another 10, and I was determined to use up the full 30 minutes, so I conversed with them for the last 10. Don't be discouraged if you can't read them. I couldn't, but they did offer me a spot, so my worries were for nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the drive would be so long from Charleston." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A great school. They seem to care about their students and have good standards and integrity." 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?

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?

Charleston, WV

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?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2008

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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

2 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?

"Absolutely nothing. This was the fifth interview I'd been to, and this admissions staff was the mos" Report Response

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