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WVSOM - miss out on group interview

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by JennyS211, Nov 28, 2005.

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  1. JennyS211

    JennyS211 Member 5+ Year Member

    Jun 9, 2005
    Help!! I have an interview at WVSOM on Dec 6th. It is a group interview and as I understand it, it is very laid back and you find out if you are accepted almost immediately. I called to reschedule because I do not want to get stuck paying a $2000 deposit if I get accepted elsewhere at a later time. However, they do not have any other group interviews available. It would have to be a one-on-one interview. I have 3 other interviews: LECOM-Erie Dec 16th (1st choice), DMU Jan. 12 (2nd choice) and LECOM-Bradenton Jan 6th.

    The woman at WVSOM said that those who are offered group interviews have VERY high chances of getting accepted. Should I take my chances and reschedule and miss out on group interview or keep it and have a chance of "donating" $2000 to WVSOM? :confused:
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  3. MikeyLu2010

    MikeyLu2010 UT Longhorns Alumni 10+ Year Member

    Apr 19, 2005
    Houston, TX
    take your chance...considering its not even in your top 2 choices..do the one-on-one...hopefully u'll ge into LECOM..although from what i have been reading..they sometimes let their students wait a bit before letting them know of their status post-interview.
  4. Canuck99

    Canuck99 Senior Member 5+ Year Member

    Oct 1, 2005
    take the interview, WVSOM is the best.

    are you serious about attending WV if you are eventually accepted? if you are, then pay the deposit to ensure that you have seat somewhere.
  5. JennyS211

    JennyS211 Member 5+ Year Member

    Jun 9, 2005
    Thanks for the input!! I think I will hold off on the WVSOM interview - especially since it is during my final exams. I hope its the right decision! :)
  6. lseo

    lseo Member 5+ Year Member

    Aug 30, 2004
    How do you know if you have a group or indiviudal interview. I just received an email with my interview date but no words saying if it's group or not?
  7. JennyS211

    JennyS211 Member 5+ Year Member

    Jun 9, 2005
    It said specifically in my interveiw invite that it would be a group interview.

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