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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"All questions will be related to your application. Be ready to talk specifics about volunteering, shadowing, working, grades, MCATs, and significant events in your life. Also get comfortable talking about low points in your application like MCATs and GPA. A lot of people in my group got asked "How did you improve your MCAT score so much in 3 months" or "You were persistent in taking your MCATs, how would you have done things differently"" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They took the time to really read my application and come up with focused and specific questions." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the quesions seemed personal and not so appropriate for a group setting. Especially stuff about family issues" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Group interview is not as bad as I thought. After you answer you get some time to calm your nerves and get more comfortable instead of being bombarded with questions. Although you still need to listen to what other people are saying, you dont need to constantly be thinking of stuff to say." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Oakland

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?

Courtyard Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/26/2009

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

4 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?

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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Seemed a little unorganized and rushed in the middle of the day" Report Response

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