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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 D.O.?" Report Response

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

"Are you also applying to MD schools? " Report Response

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

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would you mind being touched in the OMM lab?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing difficult. Just basic shallow questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the paper, had a beer, went to bed early." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The only positive thing was that my hotel was close enough to the school so that I could walk to the interview. Oh yeah, nice gymnasium, when it's open." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It had that high school/fraternity atmosphere going on. I looked up the stats for students going here and the MCAT scores and GPA were pretty low. ALso, the pass rate on boards is below what I consider to be acceptable." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would dislike the experience so much." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"WOuld not go here unless they accepted me, gave me a full scholarship, and paid me a monthly stipend." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2004

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