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Interview at PCOM

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by future_DO, Mar 26, 2002.

  1. future_DO

    future_DO Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Hey guys,
    I have been a long time member of this newsgroup, and finally I have decided to write and share my experiences.
    I was wondering if there is anyone out there interviewing at PCOM on April 4th. PCOM is my first choice and I am very excited to have an invite for an interview there. Any help/advice you guys can offer, I would greatly appreciate it. I also want to know how you guys went about preparing for the interview. I have a mock interview scheduled with my pre-med advisor and I have been talking to some class-mates about their interviewing experience. And ofcourse I have been reading up on all that has been mentioned on this site. :rolleyes: Is there anything else I can do?
    Any suggestions will be appreciated :p
    Good Luck to everyone out there. :cool:
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  3. Dr JPH

    Dr JPH Banned Banned 10+ Year Member

    Feb 4, 2000
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    These 2 sites should really help you out.

    PCOM's interview was very laid back. An overall positive experience. Make sure you are confident, know about osteopathic medicine, and know about PCOM.

    The students and faculty there are great and I am sure you will enjoy your visit.

    Don't stress out about it too much.

    Good luck!

    PCOM Class of 2006
  4. Doc AdamK in 2006

    Doc AdamK in 2006 Now 2 year UB Med Doc 7+ Year Member

    Feb 23, 2002
    Defintely Buffalo
    Usually PCOM has 2 to 3 people interview you so practice moving your head.

    I know it sounds stupid, but people tend to talk to the person that asked the questions.

    You want to make sure each interviewer hears you clearly.

    Good Luck

    I got into PCOM a couple weeks ago but I turned it down for NOVA. Plus I'm waitlisted at 3 allo schools.

  5. barbjs

    barbjs Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 28, 2002
    Congrats on your PCOM interview. I had one in February and it went well. It's really laid back. They asked me an ethics question and a lot about osteopathic medicine. But then at the end, we talked about running for a while becuase I run and the doctor I was interviewing with too did. Just be yourself and the conversation will go wherever you take it. Good luck!
  6. future_DO

    future_DO Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Thanks guys!
    That really helps :)

    JPHazelton, when did you find out about your acceptance to PCOM and where are you from? <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" />

    Barbjs, did you hear back from the school yet?

    Doc Adam, Nova is a good school too, and well...four years in miami, Florida...i wouldnt complain... <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" /> where are you from?

    How long does it take from the time of your interview till you hear back from PCOM?

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