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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Lebanon
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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

Closed file

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

"Your biggest mistake..do you have any questions for us? is there anything you'd like us to know?" Report Response

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

"President Obama is calling you, how would u tell him to fix the hc system..what makes a good doctor" Report Response

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

"How'd you end up here...your academic strenghths/weaknesses and how do u deal w the weakness.. I see both your parents have masters, is education valued in your family? You are an immigrant, and you wrote that u'd like to work with underserved populations.. do you feel like you can identify better with this population?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would your friends say about you" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN for sure! read over my app, printed off a whole bunch of possible questions that I found on the internet and thought about each for a few minutes just in case I'd get asked the question, at least I'd thought about it once! Look over hc and medicine related news in the last couple of days" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students we met were really happy/excited to be there, the staff were great and the professors amazing! The OMM presentation was top notch, I'm really excited to learn OMM! Nice lunch room, plenty of fridge space, pool table, foose ball table. Everything is super new!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No prep for the COMLEX, study on your own..there are still some kinks to be worked out as it is a new campus. Might be a little tight when the second class joins since its just one building..no changing rooms (everyone changes in the bathroom all at once)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Lunch isn't super exciting since there is no cafeteria, sandwiches/chips/fruits. You'll have a bit of down time to just chat with fellow applicants." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Relax! It really is a great interviewing experience, no weird/extremely difficult questions.. the interviewers were great! The school is good, I really liked the area and the school. yes it is small but if that's what you like, you'll love it here. You will def get a lot of personal attention and rest assured everyone is here because they really want to be and they really want to help you/see you succeed! I felt reaallly welcome, from the staff and the people of Lebanon. Feel free to pm me if you have any questions I can try and answer :) (I have been accepted)" Report 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Phoenix Inn in Albany

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/01/2011

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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