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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pomona
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?

8 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?

2

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)?

"What is one bad decision you've made recently, and what did you learn from it?" Report Response

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

"What is your motivation for pursuing osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"What research were you involved with?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Role playing: One interviewer is a student in a group project that is worth 25% of your grade. He hasn't done any work and the project is due in 5 days. Act out how you would handle this situation." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, spoke with peers that had interviewed there previously, reviewed application materials, and looked at the school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus was beautiful, students were friendly and professional." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students from other programs on campus were dressed very casually." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There will be a lot of sitting in the morning session." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2011

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?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 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?

No Response

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