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2017-2018 Western U of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Pomona

Discussion in 'Osteopathic School-Specific Discussions' started by chizledfrmstone, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. Daisysimpson87

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    I am on the alternate list too
     
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  3. Icebreaker05

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    Hi all, first time poster.. can anyone comment on the dress attire for the pizza social? I know it said casual, but how casual? Blue jeans and button up top ok?
     
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  4. Whitecatmcgee

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    Yeah, that's a perfect outfit! It's a pizza party with current students and it's very relaxed. Come with questions!
     
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  5. Icebreaker05

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    Great, thank you!!
     
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  6. Noni Mousse

    Noni Mousse Necroposter

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    When does interview day end?

    Edit: Nevermind, I found it.
     
  7. Sammmmmy

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    Does anyone know how to send them an update letter?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  8. Icebreaker05

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    I believe you can just upload it through the portal. There is an upload supplemental area on the front page when you sign in.
     
  9. Eddie2016

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    I wonder if the people who interviewed on feb 1st will hear back tomorrow. Excited and nervous!!!!!
     
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    Hold on there chief, some of us 1/18 interviewees are still waiting to be loved
     
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  11. marmoora

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    I interviewed today and we were told they were reviewing the last group’s applications today!
     
  12. Danzal

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    Interviewed feb 1, nothing yet :bag:
     
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  13. littlebelvedere

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    Called again today, they said final 1/18 updates should be posted by EOD
     
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  14. acbakshi

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    Best of luck!
     
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  15. medisrad

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    Well best of luck to us. Next couple months I'll either be retaking my expired mcat or preparing to attend Western. Pants will be soiled either way
     
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  17. elsy

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    does anyone know where to check the status post interview? I'm not sure if it's the same portal we use to upload supplemental material because I don't see a "status" tab. Thanks!!
     
  18. acbakshi

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    Its the same portal that you scheduled your interview on. It will have new tabs such as "update" or "reply to offer" when the time comes.
     
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  19. bestleonagg

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    ACCEPTED!
     
    #1367 bestleonagg, Feb 16, 2018
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  20. medisrad

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    Nooo, rejected!!! Time to dust off my mcat review material and tackle the beast again. Best of luck to everyone else!
     
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    I'm so sorry man :( to be honest, I still haven't gotten an update here
     
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  22. medisrad

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    Appreciate it friend. It hurts to get rejected with an otherwise great application stats wise (my old introverted habits probably showed in my LOR's and interview), but the learning experience and personal growth that stemmed from the process is exactly what I need when I apply more broadly next cycle. Best of luck to you wherever you go!
     
  23. sean1020

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    Does anyone know if they're still sending out interview invites?
     
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    Rejected yesterday post II! Like "medisrad" said, "Time to dust off my MCAT review material and tackle the beast again." Thanks for the positive attitude buddy. Know that there are others on the same boat. Best of luck to all. :)
     
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  25. akai1412

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    yeah got one last week
     
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  26. Eddie2016

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    Some of the people in my “red” group heard last Friday. We interviewed on 2/1. Does anyone know if they are going through group colors or just randomly or last name or god knows what???
     
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  27. Eddie2016

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    Congratulations! What color group were you in?
     
  28. mdmy318

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    Hey, this has probably been asked before, but is the pizza social very important? flying in from out of state, so just wanted to know how big it was in this process. If anyone knows, thanks!
     
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    I would say not really. I was really stressing about making it on time to the pizza social, took me three hours to get there and it was TOTALLLLLLY informal and not really necessary. It was simply to give us the opportunity to ask questions to current med students. But you will get this opportunity allllll throughout your interview day. Out of 60-70ish people that interviewed on my day, I think maybe 15-18 showed up to the pizza social? Anyway, I say don't worry about it and save your questions for your interview day!!!!
     
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  30. SergeantBuzzKill

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    If you don't mind me asking, when were you complete?
     
  31. Noni Mousse

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    I also received an II about a week ago. I was complete about 2 weeks prior to II
     
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  32. Whitecatmcgee

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    I interviewed 2/1 and haven't heard anything yet
     
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  33. Athens7

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    Do you guys think it's too late to get an interview invite? I would love to attend this school! Congrats to everyone who has gotten in so far :)
     
  34. tangmello

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    +1. What color group were you in?
     
  35. Whitecatmcgee

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    Green!
     
  36. tangmello

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    I was yellow!
     
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  37. Whitecatmcgee

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    Maybe we'll hear something today, its the 3 week mark.
     
  38. marmoora

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    I think tomorrow is your day! Check your portals frequently throughout today
     
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  39. acbakshi

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    You will get an email notifying you that your portal has been updated. Best of luck to you all!
     
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    Yellow group represent! Still waiting to hear back as well! Constantly checking my email today :)
     
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    Hey is it too late to send a secondary? I just got one today coz I submitted the primary super late. do they send secondaries to everyone? Am I realistically better off saving the money for next cycle?
     
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    Guys!! Check the portal. I didn’t get an email about portal update but it is updated.
     
  43. tangmello

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    Email recieved! Alternate. Interviewed 2/1 yellow group.
     
  44. Whitecatmcgee

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    Accepted! I'm am so honored and excited!
     
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    Was just informed I am an alternate, Interviewed 2/1 and I was on G-team. Do I still have a real chance of still getiing in?:(
     
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    this is my first interview that has MMI's and im a little nervous, any advice??

    thanks you guys!
     
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    Just be yourself! There’s no way to prepare for it, it just tests social skills...
     
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    Try some Mmi scenarios from YouTube just to get comfortable. There are only two. Don’t stress it, the cliche advice of “be yourself” has never been more apt.
     
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  49. michellesuzie

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    Still waiting to hear back from 2/1 interview day! Anyone else in the same boat??
     
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    Yes! Same here
     
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  51. michellesuzie

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    What group were you in?? :)
     
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    Blue I think? My last name is also at the end of the alphabet so...
     

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