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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"why did you take time off between undergrad and current application process?" Report Response

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

"what type of clinical setting do you see yourself in in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"why osteopathic medicine and why in philly?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"why are you so passionate about working with the non-English speaking/illegal immigrant community?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing really just straight forward conversation." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interviews, SDN, went over primary and secondary applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students were all very nice. student body seemed to all get along be very helpful towards one another." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"small campus, confined to one or two buildings." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"curriculum is integrated but becomes systems based after first trimester." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"overall it was a very positive experience. i truly do see myself attending PCOM if offered admission. the adcom people were really nice and seemed like they just simply wanted to get to know you better. there is no doubt that i will get an outstanding medical education there. the city of philly itself is awesome. easily two thumbs up." 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

holiday inn - city line

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/14/2006

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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