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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Why Osteopathic Medicine?" Report Response

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

"What kind of medicine do you want to practice (Family/general, surgery...)?" Report Response

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

"What other schools have you applied to this year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you like to do for fun or in your free time?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult. The 45 minutes spent with the three interviewers was more conversational than anything else." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, school statistics and accomplishments, became familiar with Lewisburg, reviewed all application materials." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is kind and I mean everyone. School is an actual campus and not just one building. Anatomy lab and OMT facilities are amazing. On-campus clinic. ALCS certified in second year, begin clinical exposure in first year. Soon to be 10 robotic simulators (currently 4). Beautiful campus, town and state." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Out-of-state tuition however, they are constantly building and updating their program. Bringing in 6 more robotic simulators and adding onto the recreational center. I'm not going to try and convince you it's worth it but, your tuition is not being wasted." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I took a quick peak at the school and town when I visited in Sep. for a rafting trip on the N. Gauley. Size of Lewisburg will surprise you if you are unfamiliar with WV." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Relax, this school doesn't play around with you. They don't interview for laughs, they really truly want to get to know you. Smile, be polite and yourself, and I'm certain you will do just fine. Good luck!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Roanoke

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/19/2008

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

10 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?

8 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing, admissions staff is ridiculously friendly, you will understand when you get there." Report Response

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