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  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Downers Grove
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why DO? What do you know about osteopathy?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun? In times of stress?" Report Response

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

"What makes you a great candidate for admissions to our program? How do you want us to remember you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If the 14 year old daughter of my best friend came to me for birth control pills, what would I do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If I double-dosed a patient who also happened to be a lawyer, would I tell the patient even if there was a 99% chance that there would not be any adverse effects?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interview, sample questions, and lots of reading about the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities that the campus has to offer are amazing, especially the new OMM lab. I also like the on-campus housing options a lot, a cheap way to go for the Chicago-land area!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students were between terms and therefore not on campus, so we did not have the opportunity to talk to any. The admissions staff did however do their best to make up for this problem." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known that classes werent in session during that week so I could have scheduled my interview for another date." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great experience! The interviewers were very calm and laid back and allowed me to be myself. The fact that the Admissions office had a whole day planned out for us, including lunch, was really impressive. I really felt great about the whole experience! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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