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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pomona
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why Medicine? Why DO in particular? Why COMP in particular?" Report Response

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

"Scenario question: You are walking down the street with your 9 year old niece and she runs out into the street and gets struck by a car. There is a pool of blood forming below her. Outline what you do step by step." Report Response

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

"There was a rather specific question that was related to my major. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The question concerning my major, especially since I had taken that class 5 years ago. It really threw me back and I ended up answering honestly "I don't remember."" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, sleep well, look over application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The board scores, the residency matches, the students, and the inside facilities were nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The surrounding city of Pomona was not very nice. The 1st and 2nd years at our lunch session confirmed it. The school was undergoing construction, but they did say it would be finished by late this year or early next year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was going to have 4 interviewers. It didn't make it more stressful by any means, but it was a bit of a shock to see a panel of 4 people when you're anticipating 2. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall impression of the school was positive. " 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?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/07/2009

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

1 out of 10

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