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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What happened to your verbal (the way they asked was not too intimidated)" Report Response

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

"Tell about one of your jobs (worked as a lab technician for a county hospital)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"NA" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Had to explain why my VR score decreased from the last time I took the MCAT" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, primary & secondary application, talked to students and to one of my friends who inteviewed there the week prior" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were very modern. The faculty was pleasant (especially the lady at the info booth right at the entrance...what a sweetie!)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was a little surprised at the size fo the gym. I figured it would be more accomidating with a class size and all..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The class size.. although they profess that there is no competition. However, it may give students a chance to meet and mingle with new people almost everyday (I guess)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Get there, have breakfast with interview group and admissions faculty person. Wait in the "fish bowl" till your assigned interview time (dont worry. you will be so busy talking with the other students that you will be caught off-guard when they call you back) After my interview, had a tour and that was it...finished by 12:45pm" 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PHL

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/27/2006

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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