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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"You went to Cuba? Why? Wasn't that illegal?" Report Response

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

"Should it be a physician's job/responsibility to determine who should get a flu shot?" Report Response

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

"Why D.O.? Why do you want to go to school in the Midwest? Where do you see yourself in 20 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is electrofishing? [Related to a job I had.]" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Should it be a physician's job/responsibility to determine who should get a flu shot?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, application, midwester.edu" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities, beautiful campus, cafeteria, library, new student apartments under construction on campus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A somewhat materialistic feel about students. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Unless you live on campus, you will probably commute to school. Downer's Grove is a nice litle suburb, but CCOM is on the edge of town on a busy street near the interstate." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day begins at 8AM with an introduction from the Dean, then interviews. The interview was fairly short, with a panel of two faculty and one 4th year student. I felt like I was answering questions more than having a conversation with the interview panel. But it was a very friendly experience; low pressure." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/12/2004

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