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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"What brings you to Midwestern and why you choose to pursue osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Please elaborate on a patient that stood out during your shadowing experience." Report Response

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

"Could you describe a class, maybe an upper level science class, that was difficult but you overcame this. What did you do to improve your performance." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical senecio, you are a M3 or M4 on a rotation and you notice a fellow classmate acting weird. You notice he has alcohol on his breath. What do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Wrote out answers to about 100 questions. Discussed answers with family and friends." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The amount and quality of information they provided. They were willing to truthfully answer any questions. They know they aren't the number one osteopathic school but they are consistently in the top 5 of board scores, so they are complacent with their results." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The weather was in the negatives on my interview day." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview was semi closed file. They only had access to secondary application information and not any AACOMAS materials." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was impressed with this school." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

None

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Home

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

2/20/15

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The website could use an update." Report Response

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