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  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine at Philadelphia
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Philadelphia
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

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

"describe a time where you were in a position of conflict and how did you handle it." Report Response

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

"what do you think of your mcat score?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"describe a situation where you felt strongly about something but it didn't come to fruition" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"how badly do want this? after i would try to respond, the interviewer repeatedly kept cutting me off and saying 'but HOW badly?' it seemed like he only wanted one answer which was frustrating" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reread app, DO website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"OMM lab, proximity to Atlanta" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Interviewers were not amiable (left from the interview with a negative impression of the faculty), lack of a campus --everything is in one building which is a warehouse, no windows, multicolored walls " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Lack of a campus" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"interviewers were very pushy/abrasive...i left with a very negative impression of the school" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Courtyard Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/04/2006

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

8 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?

10 out of 10

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