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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?

No change

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?

8 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?

4

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)?

"Why Western over all of the other schools you applied to" Report Response

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

"You find out your friend in medical school is cheating, what do you do?" Report Response

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

"Your friend is really sick during finals week, what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the 3 things you want your patients to leave your clinic feeling?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There are a lot of great schools that you'll be accepted to, so why Western over all of those schools." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my secondary, reviewed my "why Western"" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty makes changes according to feedback from students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No one lives near the school, so I'm having a hard time seeing how people make good friends in the area." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Some of the lectures are streamed from the Oregon campus" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school has a long history of producing excellent board scores and residency matches. It's an amazing school." 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?

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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Ontario

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express in Diamond Bar

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I enjoyed having so much information, but it seemed a little bit excessive at this point. We received dense guides for the interview day that had so much information, and a briefer overview would have done the trick." Report Response

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