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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Why medicine? Why D.O.? How many times did you take the MCAT and how do you prepare? Have you been to PCOM before?" Report Response

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

"Compare osteopathic vs. allopathic. Where do you see yourself in 15 years?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun? Describe undergraduate experience. Questions unique to my application. Do I have any questions for them?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the most difficult problem you have faced and how did you deal with it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN feedback, PCOM website and CD, my applications, some osteopathic history" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students seemed really happy, enthusiastic, and friendly. the sixers practice there and i saw them!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing, felt prepared" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i was nervous, but interviewers were nice and made me feel at ease--students also came in and talked to us" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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