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

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"How was your undergraduate experience?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever witnessed OMM and what is your understanding of it?" Report Response

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

"What do you know about the curriculum at PCOM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How will acting in the theatre and in a play help you in the medical field? (a stem off of my undergraduate experience question)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"standard questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read my statements, SDN, and PCOM.edu" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is in a great location. When walking into the building everyone was so great. The receptionist was the most happy person you will ever meet who kept telling me I was going to do great, a definite relaxer. Students came in and talked to us while we waited and answered any questions that we had. An overall sense of enthusiasm and camaraderie. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How laid back it really was. There was really no need for me to be nervous." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview experience was calm. It was my first interview and I was the first to go. Even though there were three interviewers, it was a laid back environment. The admissions counselor continually informs you that this is their opportunity to meet you and not attack you. I really look forward to hearing back from this school. This and UMDNJ are my top choices. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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