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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

4

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)?

"Tell me about your research?" Report Response

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

"How do you de-stress?" Report Response

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

"Why did you major in Religion?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What in your past has prepared you for the tactile nature of osteopathy?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What in your past has prepared you for the tactile nature of osteopathy?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock-interviews; sdn; read application; read web-site" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students loved the school; they were excited to be there and PCOM was their first choice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I felt the DO's that were accessible to us were old-fashioned and not necessarily up on new and current medicine." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Traffic is TERRIBLE around there. It took me 25 minutes to go the last 3/4 of a mile in my car. Leave an insane amount of time to get there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was overall positive. The students were excited to be there, and felt that it was a 'family' experience. " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/26/2007

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

7 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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