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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?

1 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?

20 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)?

"So tell us about how music and medicine are similar. (I studied music in college)." Report Response

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

"Why osteopathy?" Report Response

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

"How has a major illness in your family affected your decision to become a physician? (application specific)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"#1" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, read over application, reread my papers on osteopathic medicine" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"beautiful athletics facilities, simulated robotic patients, how relaxed students were, campus feel" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"City Ave" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how friendly the interviewers would be" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/28/2009

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

10 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?

8 out of 10

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