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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 medicine? Why DO? Why CCOM?" Report Response

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

"How would you handle a situation in which the patient's beliefs/values were completely opposite of yours?" Report Response

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

"Your best friend's 14 year old daughter asks you to prescribe her birth control and to not tell her mother. What would you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Your best friend's 14 year old daughter asks you to prescribe her birth control and to not tell her mother. What would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why I didn't go into medical school earlier if medicine is what I really want to do? (I've been out of school for several years and have been working full-time in a non-health related field.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Put together a list of possible interview questions from SDN and practiced answering them, watched the DVD that the school sent, read about the DO program on the school's website, read about the history and philosophy of osteopathic medicine on AACOM, reviewed what I wrote in my primary & secondary essays & what I had on my resume" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seemed happy, supportive of each other. The facilities are good. The campus is pretty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We didn't get a chance to see what the on-campus apartments looked like during the tour. However, we did see a dorm." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The student tour guides had us tromp all over campus, including a walk through some woods and up and down several flights of stairs instead of taking the elevator, so I wished I had worn more comfortable shoes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, pleasant, relaxed, positive." 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/09/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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