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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell us about your musical experience." Report Response

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

"You're involved in a lot of stuff -- music, composition, ROTC, you've performed well academically. To what do you attribute your success?" Report Response

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

"Describe Temple University's pre-med program. Is it pretty rigorous?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"''I see you're interested in forensics. How do you see that merging with a career in the Army?''" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over my essays, SDN, reviewed the school's website, printed out information I wanted to reference." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were uber-friendly and seemed genuinely interested in what I had to say. Even the security guard was friendly!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The only negative was that we got lost on the highway and took the wrong exit. But that was our fault. :-P" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there would be no guide to take us to class. Maybe I missed that information because I was late for the breakfast, but it would have been nice while I was waiting to know where to go." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I actually had a lot of fun at this interview. Everyone was cheerful and helpful, and it was especially interesting talking to my one interviewer, who was a PCOM grad and had the armed forces scholarship, so he was able to give me insight into the university as a military person." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

03/07/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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