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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"Your father is an MD so why do you want to become a DO?" Report Response

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

"How has your experience been like at (my undergrate) college?" Report Response

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

"What has been the most stressful situation you have been in so far?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How has your experience been working as a critical care technician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really! The interview was all about knowing YOURSELF and why you choose to become a D.O." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"PCOM, SDN + AACOM website, reviewed AACOMAS and secondary application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is great! Students are very helpful and supportive. All the staff members were very welcoming and made me feel like I really belonged there. The cafe has great food and ALL the facilites are renovated. Despite the large class size there are enough facilites to accomodate everyone! PCOM offers many opportunities to get involved in exciting research areas, like Alzheimer's disease, etc. There is a nice balance between the competition and cooperation among PCOM students. PCOM is located strategically, with almost everything available around a 5-10 mile radius. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour seemed a bit unorganized, but overall it was pretty informative." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"PCOM is my first choice, and my visit to the shcool really proved to me that I should not change my mind about going there! There is a genuin atmosphere among students and staff of helping each other. Its simply awesome!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/24/2003

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