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  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine at Philadelphia
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why osteopathic medicine? " Report Response

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

"Where else did you apply?" Report Response

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

"What do you do to relieve stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There's no really eye-opening questions. Everything is either specific to your application or is an standard interviewing question. Actually, wait, I was asked about the importance of the MCAT in the admissions process which was a little out of the ordinary. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ditto- same as above, but with regards to question difficulty" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"PCOM website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! PCOM is really awesome! I loved the curriculum- it's systems-based with a myriad of learning methods. PCOM-affiliated rotation sites are strong. The faculty is incredibly helpful with an open door policy. The students are really nice and appear happy to be there. The staff were really friendly. The facilities are wonderful. The cafeteria is clean and bright. The food is pretty good as well. The gym was really impressive. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The board pass rate seemed a little low as compared to the other schools that I visited- I believe it was 92%. The area could be improved upon a little bit, but it's a wonderful school. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"tokens, tokens, tokens" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really loved PCOM! I consider it to be my top choice. The interview is really laid back and I didn't have any difficult questions at all! It's a really great school!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2003

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