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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

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)?

"When did you discover you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"How did you study for your MCATs?( I scored significantly higher the 2nd time I took them)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of the state of healthcare today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you explain your undergraduate calculus grade?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, secondary application, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Faculty and students were very welcoming and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Long waiting time between interviewing and tour." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Bring a magazine or book to read between interviewing and the tour." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There was a breakfast with a faculty member and other interviewees. Then you wait until its your turn to interview. When all interviews were complete,at around 12, a tour of the school was given. " 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?

Out of 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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