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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"Why medicine? Why osteopathic? where else have you applied? what's your status with them?" Report Response

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

"Give an example of a time when you overcame great adversity to achieve a goal." Report Response

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

"Have you ever thought of being something other than a physician? when was this? why? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Boxing? How did you get into that?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none really. All were standard." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread all material that I sent them, researched their website, AACOM booklet, practiced questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students could not say enough about the school!! I've been there twice, once to tour at a conference, once to interview, and each time I found at least 5 to 6 people to talk to and all loved the place. They said students were helpful towards each other, lectures were come or go, profs were great." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not too organized. There were four of us, and after breakfast we just sat there while each of us was interviewed individually. The other three were cool, so it was all good." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"to eat more at breakfast or to bring a small snack." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great interview....I actually felt like they should have asked more or grilled me more. It seemed too too easy, so that could be good or bad." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/06/2005

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