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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 DO?" Report Response

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

"What do you know about DO?" Report Response

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

"What are your strengths/weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"No interesting questions at all. It was like being in an inquisition." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want PCOM. I was so turned off by the school at this point that I had to make up an answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read my secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"anatomy lab" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the interviewers were very cold. As others posted, I did not feel that the interviewers cared about getting to know me. It was just ask the standard questions and then get out." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much I would dislike the school and how full of themselves they are." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very negative. It was nice that students stopped in during the day to wish us luck. The interview experience, was, shall I say, lacking any intellectual stimulation." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2003

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