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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What is Osteopathic Medicine?" Report Response

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

"Something about the DO I shadowed" Report Response

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

"What would I do if I didn't get in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Many about my ethnic background. The interviewers really seemed to embrace all cultures." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do I know OMM really works?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, personal statements, transcripts" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the caring faculty, enthusiastic students, nice, colorful facilities, the fact that they've already established all rotation sites before even building the school, entire campus is wireless, professors have an open door policy, many, many cadavers (both in the classroom and storage area) to allow students to dissect and get the medical education they deserve, its proximity (~10 mins) to two big malls, very supportive environment. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that it has some of the top people in Osteopathic Medicine on the admissions committee" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was my best interview so far. the interviewers were very courteous to me, the students were very helpful in answering questions, and more than anything, i felt like i could really study there and enjoy my life at the same time" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ATL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2006

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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