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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?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"why osteopathic medicine, any specifics from shadowing DO, " Report Response

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

"tv question, as seen above" Report Response

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

"supreme court decision question" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"say you were watching tv and all of a sudden it goes black. what do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what do you think of the supreme court decision handed down yesterday? (it was a reference to doctor-assisted suicide. only difficult because i had no idea what they were talking about at first!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read sdn, school's website, my aacomas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities - nice library, campus, close to chicago, i imagine students are friendly... things went like clockwork, had a lot of time to talk with other interviewees during the day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"very very cold... wish we had gotten more time with more students... my student interviewer (MS-III) was rather cold, but that could've just been for the interview... " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really... sticker shock though!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"three on one interview - pretty intimidating.... just smile, hold your composure, and take each question as it comes... i wish i had asked them more about any negative things they thought of the school... i got in, though, so that was nice, for all the stress!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

ORD

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

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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