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  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Lewisburg
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"How did you hear about WVSOM and why do you want to go here?" Report Response

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

"What kind of medicine do you want to practice? Are you interested in rural medicine?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How was your trip over here? (I'm from Seattle and I told them about how it was an adventure, taking 3 planes, eating alligator, and driving an SUV for the first time ever :P)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. VERY easy." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the school through the website, read SDN, and really that's all. There aren't any tricky questions. They are WONDERFUL!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I'm amazed by the campus and how happy the students are. The facilities are top-notch! Also, Angie is the nicest person on the face of the planet. :)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really... I wish the school weren't so far away. The interviewers may not seem super duper enthusiastic, but they are certainly not rude or negative." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there are no taxis or shuttles in Lewisburg. I had to scramble and find a rental service that lets 23-year-olds drive their cars. :P" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Relax. This school is going to be one of the most laid-back interviews you will ever have. I was accepted 4 days after the interview, so they have a great response time!" 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?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Greenbrier Valley

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2009

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?

4 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?

9 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?

10 out of 10

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