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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What other schools did you apply to?" Report Response

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

"Do you think your MCAT score reflects your true academic potential?" Report Response

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

"What will you do if you don't get in this year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you want to attend PCOM more than any other osteopathic medical school? (this was my third year applying)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Philadelphia?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and AACOMAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was 2 hours late for my interview due to a flight cancellation and 15 hour flight delay and all three of the interviewers stayed late and waited till I got to PCOM." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"NOTHING" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, it was my second time interviewing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"At first I was extremely stressed about not making my interview but the staff and the interviewers had reassured me that they would wait as long as it takes for my plane to get in and not to worry. That shows above and beyond care, making me love the school that much more." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

PHL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 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?

12/14/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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