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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 type of doctor do you want to be?" Report Response

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

"Describe yourself and what you have to offer." Report Response

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

"Tell me about being a forensic scientist. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"My two interviewers didn't know each other. So it was like them interviewing each other. I interjected a few jokes here and there, but the questions that they asked me were the standards. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult at all. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't. I treated it like court testimony (which is a part of my job). " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I actually liked the school a lot more than what I thought I would. Small class size, very friendly faculty, great students -- even the financial aid lady was funny. She checks this site, so put this in bold." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's Atlanta. The only negative about the school is it's located near Atlanta. So I guess that's not too bad if that's the worst I can say." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The class size. That really surprised me. I thought it would be bigger. By this time, I already had my acceptance to KCUMB. But they got some competition after that interview. In the end, it was a very difficult decision. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great day. They two other gentlemen there for the interview were great. The PCS class we sat in on was a wonderful experience. I was very excited while I watched the students learn what I will be learning soon. The interviewers were very funny. I know they will have the theme to Underdog stuck in their heads for a while. I enjoyed the facilities. Just a wonderful experience overall. Great school. " 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?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2007

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"No changes. Great school. Really enjoyed my day. Y'all treated me right. Thank you." Report Response

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