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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Tell us about your basketball experiences. Describe William and Mary (undergrad) to us and how it impacted you." Report Response

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

"Why osteopathic medicine vs. allopathic? Describe your biggest stress and how you handled it. What other schools did you apply to? SAT scores?" Report Response

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

"What do you look for in medical schools? What would you do if you didn't get into medical school this year? What are you doing in your year off before medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about your basketball experiences." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, read up on osteopathic medicine" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the friendliness of the students....seems to be a truly non-competitive environment. DO/MBA program" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not much at all.....possibly the surrounding area around the school (safety)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how laid back the interview was. there really is no reason to stress about it. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"PCOM truly has a lot to offer. the campus is very nice, situated in the suburbs of philly, and the admissions staff was extremely nice. it was my first interview and i'm glad i did it at this school because they don't ask you anything to make you feel uneasy. they just want to get to know the person you are. i would be happy to be a student here." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2003

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