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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 yourself." Report Response

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

"What do you know about osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are your hobbies?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Being that your father is an allopathic physician, how does you feel about you going into the field of osteopathy?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The questions weren't all that challenging." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my primary." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I thought the students truly loved their school and I could see that in the tour guides and the other students walking around. Strong diversity. Enthusiastic and passionate faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I felt a little underwhelmed. I could see all the things about the school as noted above, but I knew all of that going in from speaking with friends at PCOM. I guess I was looking for something to jump out and grab me and that just didn't happen." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought I had a nice interview. The questions were direct and I felt I answered them well. I thought the school is very proud of itself and rightfully so. I got a good feeling on campus and truly felt like the rumours about the school being a ''family'' were true." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2007

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

8 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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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