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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 DO? Why CCOM compared to the rest of the schools I applied to?" Report Response

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

"How will I handle the stress of medical school? What will I do to relieve that stress?" Report Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical question about assisted suicide. What would I do if a patient is in end stage cancer, in extreme pain and asks me to take his pain away through ending his life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A question concerning what I would do if someone in my group was not pulling his/her own weight." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed my personal statement and secondary essays. I also read the SDN interview feedback, printed out all the possible questions, and went through each one, audio recording myself." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were extremely friendly, always helpful in answering questions. The campus is beautiful and the anatomy lab was very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"If I have one gripe, it's that the school isn't as close to the Chicago nightlife as I had hoped. Minor inconvenience though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

O'hare

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2011

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?

7 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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