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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Where else have you applied? " Report Response

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

"What field of medicine do you want to go into?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything else you would like to say that we haven't asked you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"PCOM web-site, primary and secondary application, SDN and some internet reading about OMM" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How much the current students enjoyed being there. The first year students had an anatomy exam the next day and a couple of them sat with us in the fish bowl for close to an hour answering questions during their lunch break. Very nice and very unexpected. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two people in the room, administrator and a faculty member. Open-file, so they knew a good deal of information about me. I expected to be asked more about osteopathy / OMM, but they were more interested in my clinical experiences and courses I had taken. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

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

10 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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