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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

3

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)?

"Why P.C.O.M.?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine and why DO?" Report Response

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

"Describe your duties at Planned Parenthood." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none really" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"As an economics major, how would you fix health insurance in the U.S.?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over application materials" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Meeting the President of the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that I spent two and a half hours after my interview with nothing to do until the tour." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be sitting on my butt most of the day-I would've brought a book or just left had I known." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Organize the interview day better!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2008

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?

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Give the interviewees a handout outlining their interview day!" Report Response

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