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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

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 motivates you? " Report Response

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

"What did you learn from shadowing a physician?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, look at my applications, and school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How enthusiastic the students were about their school, how friendly everyone was" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that my hotel was 18 miles away and the traffic in the morning is bad. make sure you have lots of time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very relaxed, conversational. Not really any confrontational questions. The mostly asked questions to get to klnow me better. I didn't get the standard, why do you want to come to PCOM? question which surprised me. All my interviewers were really nice which almost make it feel like it wasn't an interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

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