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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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)?

"Specific to my file" Report Response

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

"Specific to my file" Report Response

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

"Have you ever been involved in music?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever been involved in Music?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The questions were not difficult. The music question was the most unexpected but not difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my primary and secondary applications. Read SDN interview feedback. Read the PCOM webpage." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The support the school gives students. They have career counselors, specialists to help you with study skills, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The financial aid presentation was not even remotely helpful. They did not seem to want to give any information regarding an estimated budget or cost of living." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very positive day. The interview was like a conversation." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Crowne Plaza Philadelphia

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/05/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I know they get more applications than any other school but I wish there was a little more communica" Report Response

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