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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


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)?

"Tell me about New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Undergrad experience?" Report Response

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

"What you favorite movie, what do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What course in undergrad do you feel is the most representative of a course that you will have ot to ake in Medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The way I answered the first question led into discussions on health ethics and what I would do if I had I terminally ill patient who wanted to be euthanized and who I could offer no hope of recovery to?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"PCOM web sit friends that went to the school, previous interviews, read over application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Electronic standardized patient, opportunities to go to south america durign summer of first year, problem based aspect to lecture based learing. I want to have a lecture based curriculum but I think that PBL is a useful learing school so teh incorperation of the two was fantastic. Preceptor program to shadow physicians,the number of people that I new that went ot the school. Interviewers didn't look down upon the discussion of ethical and somewhat contraversial issues. Opportunities to interact with medical studenta at the other 5 medical schools in philly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Class size is HUGE and cost is high but I think that its well worth it for the quality of eduacation that you get and the amazing networking system that yo will build being that it is one of the first DO schools." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nada" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I arrived around 8:15. the group of interviewees went to breakfast with one on the faculty members talked about the school opportunities etc asked questions. Sat in the fishbowl and waited for my interview. ALot of students came in and talked to us which gave me the opportunity to NOT get nervous while waiting. Interviewed with two doctors and another individual on admissions committee, I really enjoyed the experience I am going to have a hard decision between here and UMDNJ. " Report Response

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