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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

2

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"I see you are a triple major, what the heck happened to your physical science section of your MCAT?" Report Response

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

"You worked with diabetes in Australia, can OMM be used to treat the disease?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you explain diabetes to a small child, say three or four that has just been diagnosed with the disease?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, application, people who interviewed there in the past. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Its a great school, I just dont care for philly. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Philly. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They have OMM for two years as apposed to only one (which most schools have). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We had breakfast with a member of the faculty (an OMM instructor). After which, we sat in a room together, a student talked to us, the president came by and talked to us until it was time for our interview. The interview was very laid back and the same basic questions were asked. At the end, we were given a tour and then allowed to leave. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/25/2006

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?

1 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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