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  • Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Glendale
General Info

What graduating class are you in?

2021

Are you pursuing any joint degrees (MD/PhD, MD/MPH, etc.)?

No

Are you considered in-state or out-of-state for tuition purposes?

out-of-state

What was your MCAT score?

508

What was your undergrad GPA?

3.61

What was your undergrad science GPA?

3.52

What was the zip code of your residence in high school?

77066

What is your race/ethnic background?

Asian or Pacific Islander

Overall, how would you rate this medical program?

8 out of 10

What do you like most about this school?

"Feel well prepared for boards. Major classes seem to follow board prep material pretty well. Program is receptive to change if enough people complain." Report Response

What do you like least about this school?

"OMM averages 4 hours a week in mandatory classes which gets annoying second year. Class size of 250 is pretty large." Report Response

What is the reputation of the school in the medical community?

6 out of 10

What is the reputation of the research that goes on at this school?

2 out of 10

Please provide any other general comments on your school

No Response

Cost/Financial Aid

Are fees/tuition expensive?

10 out of 10

How is the cost of living (rent, food, bills, etc.)?

5 out of 10

Are many institutional scholarships/grants available?

1 out of 10

Is institutional aid need-based or merit-based?

Merit-based

Curriculum

How is the curriculum structured?

Traditional

How many courses are taken at a given time?

5

How long are you typically in class per day?

4-5 hours

How frequently do pre-clinical medical school activities have mandatory attendance?

"OMM and clinical medicine are the only mandatory classes, both which are once a week. In first year there are mandatory workshops for some classes that are a few times a month." Report Response

Are courses recorded for medical students?

Video recording

How many days per week is anatomy lab?

1

How many students per cadaver?

3-4

How long (in months) do you have anatomy?

6 months

Is the curriculum lecture-centric or small-group centric?

1 out of 10

Are standardized patients used?

yes

How much patient interaction is there in the pre-clinical years?

5 out of 10

Are syllabi provided for the student?

yes

What books are necessary?

"None, all are provided at library website for students." Report Response

What books are unnecessary?

No Response

Is the curriculum designed to promote a specialty? If so, which specialty?

No Response

Faculty/Grades

Are faculty members very open to students during office hours?

9 out of 10

Are faculty members very available to students via email/message board?

8 out of 10

How is the instructional faculty during pre-clinical years?

No Response

How is the instructional faculty during clinical years?

No Response

Are there many opportunities to shadow/work with clinical faculty?

1 out of 10

Are the faculty willing to mentor students in regards to career guidance?

5 out of 10

What is the grading scale used during pre-clinical years?

No Response

What is the grading scale used during clinical years?

No Response

Is the class ranked?

yes

Clinical Rotations

How are clinical rotations scheduled? What are the required rotations?

No Response

Are the desired rotation sites easy to obtain?

5 out of 10

Is desired rotation order easy to obtain?

5 out of 10

Are the elective rotations easy to obtain?

5 out of 10

Is there substantial hands-on experience for medical students?

5 out of 10

Are the rotation sites conveniently accessible for medical students?

5 out of 10

What responsibility do med students have on the wards?

No Response

What is the status/condition of the affiliated hospital(s)?

No Response

How far are the clinical sites from the main campus?

5 out of 10

What is the typical patient population medical students work with?

No Response

Location & Housing
No Response
Social Environment
No Response
Post Graduation
No Response

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