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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

3

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)?

"Have you shadowed other medical staff other than the osteopathic physician who wrote your recommendation?" Report Response

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

"Do you have experience with manipulative techniques of DOs?" Report Response

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

"Do you still play violin in that band? (specific to my file and extracurriculars)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your fears of the medical field?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN!!! and practice saying answers outloud so I don't ramble!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Warm southern hospitality! Students and admissions were SO helpful!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"So many robots/Sim-man patients instead of REAL patients for practice... not the same!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How absolutely gorgeous that area is! It is rural but nestled in the mountains and valleys of the Appalchian Mts." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't underestimate West Virginia! It is beautiful and full of great natural fun - the houses are a bit delapidated on the drive in, but that is no indication of the campus - picturesque!" 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?

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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Quality Inn - clean and cheap but dingy

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2010

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?

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

2 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"While admissions was extrememly laid back and friendly, the interview itself was stuffy and formal - please warn students to snap back into serious mode! It's easy to feel like the whole day is going to be a breeze with the helpfulness of the staff but we need to put our business hats back on!" Report Response

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