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  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine at Philadelphia
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

3

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)?

"How did you study for the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do in your spare time?" Report Response

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

"Why didn't you re-take the MCAT? (Seriously I did fine so I was really suprised by this question)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you explain DNA to a third grader?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you retake the MCAT? (I didn't think I did that poorly)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, my own file, website..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff are really nice people and are very helpful. I was also able to sit in on a class which was really cool." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, but do your research..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had been on SDN and read about other people's interviews and mine wasn't bad but I didn't feel like it went super well either. They didn't give me a feeling either way of how the interview went. Do you research, be ready for anything they throw at you, but really above all be yourself! Good luck." 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?

In 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?

05/17/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 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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