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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 Osteopathy and why CCOM?" Report Response

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

"You see a fellow student cheating on an exam. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"How do you want us to remember you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If another doctor's patient came to you for a prescription refill that he had no medical indications for, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult. See question on prescription refill." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Midwestern University website, SDN, reviewed medical issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities at CCOM are extremely nice. The library/lecture hall building is brand new and very impressive. A new 3 story parking structure was just completed, and the physical fitness facility has an olympic size pool, a full size gymnasium and a nice weight and cardio room." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a very pleasant experience. The interview was pretty low stress, just getting to know the applicant and asking a few questions to see if you can think on your feet. The facilities are very nice and all the students I met were extremely happy with the school. The list of residencies of the class of 2002 includes many of the best hospitals in the Chicago area. I believe this attests to the level of respect that the CCOM program enjoys. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/18/2002

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