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  • University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • San Antonio
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

8

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Mrs. Jones is your patient who has Hep C. You enroll in her in the clinical study you're in charge of, which is funded by a multi-million dollar pharmaceutical company. The study tests the only known medication that has worked in initial studies for Hep C. However, as you continue your study, initial results show that little improvement in Mrs. Jones' condition. The pharmaceutical company asks you to remove Mrs. Jones from this study and any subsequent studies having to do with this medication. Discuss." Report Response

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

"You are a physician in a city with first, second, and third generation immigrants and a big problem with diabetes. These immigrants are known to use alternative medicines to cure their ailments. Your goal is to write a public health paper on dealing with diabetes in your city, but how would you deal with bringing modern medicine in a city where alternative medicine has been accepted for generations?" Report Response

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

"Write (type) about a time where you had to put something before yourself" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Give instructions to your partner to draw what you see, but don't say the name of what the object is." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Discuss discrepancies in GPA/ECs (but when I entered the room, the interviewer elaborated that it was a question of why I should be accepted among other applicants????)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on bioethics" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school puts an emphasis on taking care of mental health! They have quirky ways to make you active while you're studying too. Really nice apartments right next to school with Walmart & HEB across the street! Access to Anatomy Lab all throughout pre-clinical years!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Flipped classroom style, mandatory lectures, professional dress 3/5 days of the week" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Mandatory lecture/professional dress" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome school & passionate Dean!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Other

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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?

8 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" Report Response

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