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  • Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Glendale
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself, what would you do if you had a break between studies, why would you make a great D.O., if not accepted what would you do to improve your resume." Report Response

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

"If a resident punched you because you refused to do a procedure that you had never done what would you do, what if you and your girlfriend broke up in the middle of school." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family. Tell me about your shadowing experiences. Why did you pick the physicians that you shadowed." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think selling human organs via the internet should be legalized?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain aspects of osteopathic medicine, such as self healing and preventative medicine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed info. on the school, info. on osteopathic medicine, looked on this site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus looks very clean and new, facilities are nice, students seemed laid back and helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewers (one in particular) were not very friendly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I should have reviewed current events in the medical field more. I was asked a few questions regarding this." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Being my first interview, I was the most nervous and most unprepared compared with the following three interviews I participated in. This fact, combined with the negativity of my interviewers made for a below average interview on my part. One of the interviewers (a third year student) actually shook his head negatively after 2 or 3 of my responses. Essentially this was an interview in which they challenged me by asking difficult questions and bringing up any blemishes on my resume. Had I been less nervous I definitely would have done better but the interviewers certainly did not make it easy for me. Also, at the end of the day a faculty member spoke to all of us and at the end of his speech he said "Well, I'll see some of you next year" Most people did not find that very amusing. So...nice looking campus but the interview left me with a bad taste in my mouth. I was not accepted but got into Touro, which was my first choice." Report Response

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