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

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Who are you? Why doctor? Why CCOM? What do you know about osteopathic medicine? Has anyone done OMT on your or have you ever seen it?" Report Response

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

"Ethical stuff, like 14 year old girl needs birth control, she is your best friend's daughter, what do you do?" Report Response

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

"How do you relieve stress? Name 3 things that can cause belly pain. What's the last book you read. The young cute med student asked me about sports. If you speak Spanish, they like it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were Terrell Owens, and teh docs are sayin don't play in teh superbowl cuz you might get injured more, and you had a chance to talk to him, what would you say?.... Then if you were Terrell Owens, what would you do? Would you play? I am from Philly, so that's why. But it was fun and friendly." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really, these guys really seem like they just want to get to know you and get you talking. Very friendly." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, reviewed my secondary. Practiced answering questions out loud." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school, the awesme OMM lab, the facility, the library, the technology. Everything was brand new and shiny. Everyone was happy and friendly and open. The students loved being there. So did the faculty. I just got a really awesome vibe! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Swimming pool. Beautifuly secluded campus with less than 2000 students. they also have pretty competitive intramural sports year round. Pharmacy students, physician assistans, PT/OT all on same campus, cool environment." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very laid back and low stress. They really seem to care about who you are as a person and what your personality is like, rather than what your numbers are. Just relax have fun and enjoy." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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