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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"What prompted you to want to change careers?" Report Response

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

"What do your MD in-laws think about you applying to DO school?" Report Response

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

"Why DO school and not MD school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do your MD in-laws think about you applying to DO school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing to tough" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed application material and PCOM web site. Also, read some DO web sites like, AOA." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are brand new and state of the art." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"This campus is brand new, so the program is still in a state of flux." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It began with a tour of the facilities, with a 2nd year student. Next we had lunch and then the interviews started. There were two of us there, and the other guy went first. He was in for about an hour. Then it was my turn. We talked about me for about thirty minutes. Then we talked about DOs, residencies and how to pay for school for about thirty minutes." 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?

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?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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