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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Are you prepared to handle the pressure and information overload that medical school brings?" Report Response

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

"A version of: What do you think your biggest weakness is and how do you deal with it?" Report Response

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

"To other applicants: Why Touro? Why medicine? Why osteopathic medicine specifically?" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Haight - Dean of Admissions was awesome & inspiring. The anatomy lab is fantastic. The school has an opportunity to earn an MPH w/ the DO which I really liked. The students I met seemed happy & confident that they were receiving a top notch education." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I won't lie - the interview style is abrasive and difficult. I did not particularly like that." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is great overall! For the interview, I think the best advice I have is to be completely clear and confident in yourself about why you want to be an osteopathic physician and why Touro would enable you to do that. Regardless whether they ask you those specific questions, it shows!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/15/2009

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

8 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?

10 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The admissions office is wonderful on interview day. Though, I'd note that the secondary application" Report Response

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