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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

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)?

"See above" Report Response

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

"If you like infectious disease, how will you bare with other rotations that may not interest you." Report Response

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

"How do you plan to use OMM in infectious disease?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"When living in other cultures can we impose our values?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Given you lived in Africa for two years, will you come back to the states? What is the connection between your experiences in Africa, your interest in D.O and infectious disease medicine" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SD, mock interviews, practice questions, positive self-talk" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Graduate from here and you can get any residency you want. They even started a D.O neurosurgery residency" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

" Students were super competitive." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Be prepared for a tough interview by people who will seem very mean. Don't take it personally and don't become defensive.This is just an interview strategy. You are on defense the whole time. The best strategy is to stay calm and balance the power well." 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Red Roof Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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