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  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine at Philadelphia
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What do you know about ostepathic medicine/ why do you want to be a DO?" Report Response

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

"What specialty would you like to go into?" Report Response

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

"How did you improve your grades so much from undrgrad to grad school? Do differently?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do for fun (besides riding, which I do all the time I'm not working)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us why osteopathic medicine over allopathic?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, looked at their CD, website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very enthusiastic and very friendly. Nice facilities!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Interview itself- the director of admissions was one of the interviewers and was not at all friendly towards me!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they will not ask you to clarify something you say, just take it as is even if they hate or disagree with what you say." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Waiting was terrible- I had one of the later interviews, but luckily student after student came in to talk to us. The tour was great, the facilities nice, but the interview itself was higher stress than SDN had led me to believe it would be." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2004

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