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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?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"I can see from your transcripts that your grades are above avergage....excellent even. But you know you're going to have to explain these MCAT scores. " Report Response

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

"Tell us about your experience at Xavier and what you are doing now." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain where you got your email address name from. ( I wasn't asked this question but alot of other people that interviewed with me that day said they were asked this question)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When they asked me to explain my MCAT scores to them. They were lower than they would have liked them to be. They couldn't understand how my grades were so good but my MCAT scores were low." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studentdoctor.net, medical students and biomedical sciences program students' feedback from the school, school website (pcom.edu), aacom.org, and osteohome.com." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus is completely modernized and furnished with the lastest technology. The environment in general was just so warm and welcoming. As I walked into Evans Hall, the first person I came into contact with told me I looked good in my suit...:) Then the lady at the desk greeted me before I could even open my mouth. The students there are very friendly and kept stopping in to talk to us about the school. On top of all of that, the school is small which I like since I went to a small undergrad school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing!!!!!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you're coming by train, be prepared to pay at least 15 bucks for a cab ride to the Adam's Mark hotel (which is right next to the school). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I experienced pure unfiltered postivity. If I get into this school, I'm definitely going." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/22/2004

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