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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about yourself and patient experiences. " Report Response

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

"Why DO and Midwestern?" Report Response

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

"Discuss your research project and paper" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They asked me about what issues I thought physicians need to deal with in the future and how we deal with those issues. I said malpractice insurance as one issue needing to be address. Based on my answer of possible ways to alleviate the problem , they asked me to argue the opposite point of view." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you deliever bad news to patients? How do you give a patient hope when their situation is hopeless?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, other interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The preceptorship program placing students with a preceptor in the first and second years every other week. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"For the price of tuition and the fact their school is almost brand new, I have been to some schools where the technology is much better and facilities are nicer and the tuition is less. The wireless internet is restricted to only a few areas of campus, they don't record lectures, the class rooms and lecture hall don't look all that comfortable for the amount of time needed to be spent in them. If you are looking for a gym, you might miss it and the student center if you blink." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The ratio of matriculating students for the last two graduating classes of women to men 47W:79M for 2004 and 45W:85M for 2005." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We arrived at 7:45AM, some of us earlier, we sat around until 8:15AM or so. They then had a financial aid discussion before we were split into two groups. Some of us were in the first interview group and othersw in the first tour group. Then we switched. Afterward we had lunch and then learned more about the school and student services. Everyone was very nice. The tour could have been a little more informative. We had lots of downtime as others have also stated. Mostly you spend time getting to know the other 20 applicants but you may want to bring a book or study materials with you." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?


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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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