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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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)?

"How did you improve your MCAT so much ?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research?" Report Response

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

"What do you for fun and deal with stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One of the interviewers got this really off the wall question. Something about how you giving the heimlich maneuver to your wife to save her but you do it so hard that you damage her trachea causing her to be hospitialized and in greater pain. How would you deal with the idea of you causing her such pain?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"He asked me this really vague question specific to my app. If this ever happens to you, ask for clarification rather than what I did of answering it in a vague way. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, and website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"San Fran, school's future plans, anatomy room, and Donald Haight! He is such a great guy and give the best and most honest advice you'll ever get. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"School isn't pretty" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school has great rotation sites and therefore a great opportunity to network for good residencies. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/02/2008

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

5 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Don't send secondaries in a Brown envelope. It does not look very professional. Overall, they did" Report Response

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