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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?

3 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?

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)?

"How did you chose your undergrad? Did you like it?" Report Response

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

"Explain why you MCAT scores don't reflect your grades. (I have a low MCAT score but excellent grades)" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun? What is your favorite movie? How did you get into medicine? Any questions for us?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was one conflict you had in your life and how did you resolve it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, PCOM website, ethics review website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How much the students love the school and how the students interacted with each other. Saw the 76ers practice!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were around 15 other interviewees which made the interview very short. I would have liked to talk to the admissions com. longer. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"PCOM really tries to make it low stress. It was my first interview and it was a great experience. All the students love the school and its probably the top DO school. PCOM is my #1 choice. I hope I get in! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/10/2003

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