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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?

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?

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)?

"Why DO? Why PCOM? Why Doctor?" Report Response

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

"Can I see myself as a teacher in the future?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions about Healthcare reform, the economy and bailout." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you do to relax? (difficult because I told them things I enjoyed and they didn't think it was relaxing enough...)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Answering questions to myself. If you can answer "Why DO? Why PCOM?" to yourself comfortably, you'll be fine. Confidence is the most important thing." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly interview. Breakfast with Dr. Nicholas, OMM, was informative and enjoyable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The third interviewer never showed up." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was going first (at 9pm) and it was expected that I be at breakfast." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

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?

10/01/2008

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?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"More organized. There was a nice breakfast but lots of sitting/interviewing then the tour." Report Response

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