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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What is Osteopathy and why do you want to go into it?" Report Response

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

"How were your experiences with the MCAT different each time you took it?" Report Response

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

"What field do you see yourself going into? Oh yeah and what other schools have you applied to?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What makes you angry?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was too difficult, I was pretty prepared, but just be sure to read up on HMOs: What is your understanding of the health management problem and how would you solve it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website, interview feedback, spoke to students, read a book on Osteopathy as well as did some research on HMOs." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus, it was recently renovated and looks great, although it is small." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The length of time we spent waiting around. Our time should have been spent speaking to students, or admissions officers while we waited. Also the financial aid lady so obviously did not care to be with us for the short few seconds she stopped by." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The campus is great, the people are great and your fellow pre-med students are great too. I had a nice time interacting with everyone. Everyone seemed real happy to be there. I didnt get as much interaction with the med students as I had wanted to. But Overall, the experience was great." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2002

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