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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 do you do in your spare time?" 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)?

"What do you have to offer PCOM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us something about your time abroad. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Seeing that you have changed your mind before, why did you come back to wanting to become a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, looked over AACOMAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is in a good location in Philly, and the Ms. Debbie (I think that's her name) at the front desk was VERY enthusiastic--even for a Monday morning. She was amazing!! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour guide was a bit bland." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, really. Except that the interview is NOT stressful!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It went well, and was just a basic conversation. I really enjoyed my interviewers, and received acceptance within a couple of days! I also learned the 76ers practice there, and the school takes pride in that! I liked the campus and the people! It was a very relaxed interview, so don't stress!!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/18/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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