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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

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 DO? Why CCOM?" Report Response

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

"What is the biggest healthcare problem today? What will be the biggest problem in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Describe your leadership activities and what are advantages and disadvantages to being a leader?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do to relieve stress?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your weaknesses? What are your strengths?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"clinical rotations" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"tuition, cost of living in the area, no sim lab, older facilities" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"interviews were first thing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my particular room was missing one of the interviewers and the interviewers that were there were not receptive. I was not having a conversation with them, but rather them asking me a question, me answering, and then long pauses before moving onto the next question. Other students that were in different groups said that it was laidback and conversational. It must just depend on your interviewers!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

$201-$300

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?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/26/2008

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

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