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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

2

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)?

"why medicine and not research?" Report Response

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

"what adjustments would you make before beginning med school?" Report Response

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

"if you could sit down to lunch with anyone living or dead, who would it be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing too interesting--typical questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"why medicine and not research? fairly straightforward--was the first question i was asked and i was a bit nervous and fumbled my words." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"attitude of students, new buildings, location" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"down-time during interview. low pass-rate for comlex this past year (though i was told pass-rate was lower than usual due to unusually difficult material. also, most grads matched residencies in im, fp, em, etc. a few surgical matches, one anesthesiology match. though to be expected with DO program." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"n/a" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"was my first interview. straightforward questions--nothing tricky. got the "birth control" question ccom is notorious for asking. overall, students were enthusiastic. would've liked to have interacted w/faculty a bit more." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

marriot oakdale

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

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