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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor? With emphasis on DO." Report Response

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

"Tell us about your research (they asked about a specific part of the research)." Report Response

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

"Have you considered going into research? Where do you see yourself in 1o years? Can you accomplish all those things with a DO? And then a few questions specifically about parts of my application (experiences and stuff I had mentioned in my essay)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Some of the more specific questions about my application essays and about my interests." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through my application essays, read feedback on this site, mentally prepared, then relaxed during the actual interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! The facilities are top-notch, the students, staff, and faculty are extremely friendly and welcoming, the lecture that I sat in on was well delivered, and I just loved the overall aura of the campus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How few of the second year students attend lecture? Nah...I knew mostly everything I needed to know." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a very laid back experience. The day was nice and relaxed, with many students coming by to talk to us. Breakfast was good, too! I love PCOM and I'll be crossing my fingers so hard for the next few weeks." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn City Line

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/30/2005

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

10 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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