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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Explain your undergraduate experience." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a physician, and specifically in regards to practicing osteopathy." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to come to PCOM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing really, everything was pretty basic and straighfoward" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my file, looked at sdn, talked with students who already go to the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the school's facilities, location, and low cost of living around the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the interview is very laid back, i shouldn't have been stressed out abou it" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You go to breakfast in the morning with the other interviewees. I ate with the student guide and one of the doctors who interviewed us. Then I have to wait around for a few hours because my interview wasn't until 11:30. After I met with my cousin and he showed me around the school. The interview is very laid back, but make sure you know the osteopathic philosphy inside and out, my interviewer was very interested in this." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/07/2005

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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