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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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)?

"Question about an older woman with a terminal illness seeking assisted suicide (and we are in Oregon)." Report Response

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

"What is your favorite city to live in, and why? (since I've lived in 14 cities)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Should healthcare staff use checklists to ensure medical safety? (based on my previous work in that area)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Can, and should, healthcare staff multi-task? (based on my related research in this field. What was hard about this Q is that I only had "related" research in psychology, and I felt like I didn't know the topic well enough to give a solid answer with significant examples)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Purchased a DVD and a book on medical school interviews, practiced with a counselor, read SDN and extensive research on the MWU website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very passionate and helpful students (about 15 MSI/MSII students stopped by to answer questions). Great admissions staff that made us feel at home." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the labs looked old and disappointed that the new building wasn't ready for us to tour." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Breakfast was only a granola bar. Good thing I ate at the hotel." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school! Everyone seems to love it there (except one MSII that walked in and said she wasn't pleased with her rotations and stared at us for a reaction. she was the only one with a negative feedback I've heard from throughout all my research)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/04/2011

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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