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  • Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Glendale
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

Closed file

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

"Why osteopathic medicine over allopathic? Why AZCOM?" Report Response

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

"I see here that you were involved in athletics. How do you think some of the things you learned in this arena will carry over to a medical career?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A couple comes in for genetic screening. They are both carriers for cystic fibrosis and you discover that the fetus has the full blown disease. You also happen to find out that the father is not the true biological father of the child. Who do you tell (mother, father, both, none) and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A fellow student has repeatedly tried to cheat off you during tests even after you've asked him to stop. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the school, reviewed questions prepared by my premedical committee, and lots of talking to myself. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The brand new high-tech facilities are awesome. The gross lab in particular - 6 plasma TVs where the instructor is projected and also has a mic so you know exactly what is going on. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No gym on campus, no local affiliated hospitals, many many nontraditional students (I want classmates who I can also be friends with outside of class). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The cost. It's pretty expensive." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The faculty and students that I met were extremely nice and were more than willing to share their experiences including their likes and dislikes regarding the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/17/2002

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