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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"What can you tell me about osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun? Tell us about you volunteer experiences. " Report Response

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

"How did you study for the MCAT? What other schools did you apply to? and did you hear back from any of them." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about you family and how they influenced your choice to want to go to medical school." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain the change academically from sophmore year to junior year? Did you apply to both DO and MD schools? (I felt weird answering this question, because I did apply to both like most people, it's just a funny feeling you get after you tell them you did and you wonder how they interpret it.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and ACCOMAS App. PCOM website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything about this school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interview went by really fast, I wish they could have gotten to know me better and i could have had more time with them. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have had a better idea of the questions they would ask, so I wouldn't have been so nervous and could have answered them better. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I <3 PCOM!!! One interviewer was really nice, the other was very stern and you couldn't read that person at all. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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