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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 you think the mentality of younger students at your undergraduate institution has changed in regards to getting things done for themselves?" Report Response

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

"What do you want to specialize in?" Report Response

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

"Why PCOM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The interviewer asked: "I am a third grade student, and you are a third grade teacher. Explain to me the function of DNA."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over PCOMs website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, the location, and the actual content of the interivew. The student tour guides were really down to earth." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"For anyone interested in stats: GPA 3.72, MCAT 29P with some volunteer experience and lots of research experience." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day starts off with breakfast, followed by the interviews. The waiting is not that bad - if your interview pool is talkative. If you want to catch up on some reading, bring it along to pass the time. After all the interviews are complete, there is a student led tour of the campus. I felt I had a great interview - this school is now my first choice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/21/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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