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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"What do your father and grandfather think of you going to DO school?" Report Response

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

"What classes are you currently taking? How do you handle stressful situations? What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What are you study habits? Did you retake the August MCAT? (my april score wasn't that great) Why not? ( I didn't take the august exam. I opted to take again next april after taking Kaplan if I didn't get in this year)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did my father and grandfather think of me going to a DO school? (both are MD's)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Nothing Really" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were amazing, the location of the school is great, the students were extremely friendly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing persay, but having no board scores or match lists to look at is kind of scary and tuition is 34K a year" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was an excellent experience. Everyone from faculty to students to administration were very friendly and helpful. The facility is outstanding and the campus is just outside atlanta so you aren't in the city traffic everyday but you are close enough to go to the city whenever you want/need to. The cirriculum will mirror PCOM-philly so no worries there, and the other interviewee's were really cool as well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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