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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What kind of research do you do?" Report Response

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

"Where are you from?" Report Response

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

"Convince me why you would go here if accepted at multiple places." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Pretty standard stuff actually...See questions below." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Convince me why you would come here if you were accepted at multiple places." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my application, website, had friend ask me typical interview questions on my 7 hour car ride" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities! Surrounding areas were beautiful too! The cost of living is much lower there than it is in most places in Florida." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of organized research opportunities they had... This is growing though and the students who go there can really influence this." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my file had not reached the campus due to a snowstorm at the Philadelphia Campus. They were very accomodating and made sure that I was still able to go through with my interview (this is why is was closed file for me)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I loved the school, the area, and the students seemed pretty easy-going and cooperative. Though its still very new, the curriculum has had some time to evolve from its original form. Just relax...It was one of the most easy going interviews I've ever been to." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/20/2005

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

6 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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