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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"Tell us about your MPH and research at school." Report Response

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

"Talk to us about rowing, your experiences." Report Response

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

"Why osteopathy? How did you study for the MCAT last August?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I see you rowed....tell me about your medals, team, etc. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, PCOM statement, application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very nice people there, even the security guard." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No info on the school, area, financial aid, interviews ran very late, so I had to miss the tour, students were on spring break so no one was around to talk to or visit a class." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview itself is very relaxed, very informal; almost more conversational than Q and A. But, the day itself was disorganized (you sit in the waiting room for a LONG time with NOTHING to do--see above comments too). I would need to go back when students were around to get a real feel of PCOM. The interview/visit left me feeling confused on how I feel." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton--right next door

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/17/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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