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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?

8 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?

Open file

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if a 14-year-old asked you for birth control pills?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What I would do if a fourteen year old girl asked me for birth control pills?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really difficult -- the one ethical question above and a question about my weaknesses." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, researched the school on its website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were very nice, and the students were friendly. The school does not have a dress code and doesn't require attendence. The campus is very pretty and has a great gym. They school gave us a list of clinical rotation sites, and they were all in the Chicago area. The admissions staff was friendly, and the cafeteria was good." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Mainly the area. The school's 30 miles outside of Chicago in a very suburban area loaded with chain restaurants. I prefer more urban environments. Also, they don't place much emphasis on OMM. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was with two people -- a DO who had attended the school and a current fourth year student. It was a pretty traditional question and answer format." 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

MDW

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/10/2005

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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