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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?

10 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?

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)?

"WHen is the last time you laughed? Why Georgia? (i'm from michigan)" Report Response

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

"Why DO? Were you surprised by your mcat score?" Report Response

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

"What is the hardest thing you have been through and how did you handle it? What other schools did you apply to and have you gotten interviews there?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"when is the last time I had laughed" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what is the hardest thing you have ever had to deal with and how did you handle it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"definitely SDN forums and interviews, i just read the questions and thought of natural answers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything! the facilities were amazing, and just made me so much more excited. The tour was awesome, I got to go into the anatomy lab and up next to the students disecting the cadaver; the two (boy and girl) were second years that were giving us the tour and they were awesome, they were enthusiastic, super nice, and very informative and proud of their school and their experiences. Also, i probably met about 15 first years they were all so interested in finding out about me and answering any of my questions which was awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"really just the expense of flying down there from michigan, but everything was so easy and the trip was obviously worth it. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"first off, I wore a nice black suit and short black heals. I wanted to note that because I had no idea what to wear and had to ask a bunch of different people. I was personally very nervous, but they interviewers were great and very nice. Really the school is the whole package, the students are a family and the faculty want you to survive and be successful :) it is a place that I look forward to attending. I answered the questions to the best of my ability, and I had tons of questions for them which I believe they liked." 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

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?

Hampton inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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