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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"1st: Tell us about yourself. Why medicine, why osteopathic medicine. Why Western. Why should we take you." Report Response

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

"Where else did you apply/interview, status at those schools. Tell us about your research, which turned into a grill session on my research by one of the interviewers... Luckily I had my stuff down cold, but as I kept answering the questions w/ correct answers, the questions kept coming. I felt as though the one interviewer wanted me to trip up... But I guess it was just good cop baaaaaad cop stuff." Report Response

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

"Explain your MCAT score (even though it was a good score?!?!?) Asked by the grillmaster :/" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a failure in your life." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Rehearsed answers to Qs that I knew they would ask. Ran these answers by the physician I shadow who helped me iron out the kinks. Oh... and deep knee bends in the bathroom right before interview time..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The vibe w/ the students there. All very smart and friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I felt like one of the interviewers was not actually listening to my responses to questions... " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would get grilled kinda. Everyone who has interviewed there told me how relaxed the interview was :/" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really great school, great students, and the area immediately surrounding the school is not as gnar as everyone makes it out to be. " 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?

5 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

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?

03/05/2009

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?

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?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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