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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

Open file

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

"Tell us about a clinical experience that had a profound effect on you." Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"You're not from the Chicago area, so what kind of support system would you have as a student here?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about [something I wrote about in my AACOMAS essay]." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is there any sort of lasting impression you would like to leave with us?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, CCOM's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly people, everyone seemed to be glad they were there, nice facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They don't have some of the technology that I've seen at other schools, and I didn't like that they didn't show us the anatomy lab or the dorm rooms." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How far it was from downtown Chicago." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I got there around 7:30, sat around, they did an intro to the school, then interviews, a financial aid presentation, tour of the school, then lunch. We were done by about 12:30." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

N/A

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/11/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 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?

8 out of 10

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