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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What other schools have you applied to? How many are DO schools?" Report Response

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

"Tell us what you know about osteopathic medicine." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"In your primary applicatoin, why do you say it was a privilege to work with Hospice patients?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are the other medical schools you have applied to? How many DO schools?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"U of Washington Bioethics site, PCOM website, AACOMAS primary, light reading about osteopathic medicine, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The overall enthusiasm and genuine niceness of the students and staff." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not too much...just didn't like the question about what other schools have I applied to." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there are a ton of people from my undergrad who attend PCOM." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I guess it was the traditional " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

10/02/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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