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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

How you think you did?

8 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?

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 you want to be a doc? Why DO?" Report Response

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

"What schools did you apply to? How is that going?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 15 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They asked about a community college I had attended while still in high school." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None of them were really difficult. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Prepared with any questions I had for them, knew why I wanted to be a doc and was ready for whatever they threw my way." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly student body. Breakfast with the dean." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No financial aid presentation, no presentation of anything at all - just a brief interview and student tour. MSII student told us he lied, saying he wanted to go into primary care, just because he thought thats what the ADCOM wanted to hear. Also was told they'd let me know of their decision in "a few weeks" whereas KCOM informed me within 5 days. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

" I could have shown up and gone home 20 minutes later (after the interview)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very comfortable interview. Low stress, friendly. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/16/2004

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