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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?

3 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?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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 I like to do for fun?" Report Response

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

"You came from a small school...how would you adapt to PCOM?" Report Response

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

"Why DO?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about the MCATS? Is it necessary? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Have you shadowed Dr. X? (The Dr. wrote a recommendation without me shadowing...but I was going to make contact with the Dr. in the near future)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, looked over my primary and secondary to PCOM" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How positive all of the students and faculty were. Their great reputation and facilities. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Large class size? " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They call it P.C.O.M (to emphasize the osteopathic medicine)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Met at 8:15am and went to breakfast with one of the manipulation faculty members. Started the interview process at 9am. While waiting for your interview you could go to first or second year classes and wonder around. A tour of the campus ended the day. " 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/04/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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