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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

10 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)?

"You did well on the MCAT, how did you study?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about osteopathic medicine and why you want to be a DO." Report Response

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

"What is your best attribute?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None, all questions were very casual" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read applications, PCOM website, and refreshed my osteopath concepts" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It was very relaxed, they wanted to get to know me, and not make me sweat." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much except the class is large, but it does not come across as such." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, i knew about the school, program, and area." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We had breakfast with a faculty member and student. Interviews started around 930 and lasted anywhere from 10-30 minutes. It was very casual and relaxing under the circumstances. They made me feel at ease, and that I belonged there. It was a very easy interview. I would not stress about an interview since they are very down to earth." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

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?

10/26/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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