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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

1

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)?

"You never shaddowed an osteopath, why?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself?" Report Response

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

"How do handle stress?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the biggest challenge you faced during your military service?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you think your MCAT score was what is was?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed Primary/secondary, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was happy from security guards to students. Everyone wanted to tell you how happy they were there. They have excellent simulators as well as other facilities which will make learning both fun and interesting. I was also hugely impressed with the school's view on team work rather than competition." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Very Little. A class size of over 260 people may be slightly daunting." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known about the $2000 deposit...I would have started saving earlier." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It could not have been better. The staff truly gave the feeling that they wanted to get to know me better. The interviewer knew my file but knew there was more to ME than what was on paper and she took the time to find out what would me a good physician." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/08/2007

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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