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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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"If you saved someone and recieved any car as a reward, what would it be? Make sure you know what kind of engine it has, because I forgot a Viper has a V-10." Report Response

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

"Dicuss how you became interested in Osteopathic Medicine?" Report Response

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

"What did you do yesterday when you got into town? I made the mistake of mentioning I read the DO's Osteopathic Medicine in America in the hotel, and so I was asked to briefly discuss the history of osteopathic medicine." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What type of munitions do assassins most commonly use? I am a forensic science student, and the guy was a ballistics injuy expert." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If a 14-year old girl wanted an abortion what would you do? I refused to do it, and so she committed suicide, and she wrote about me in the note. The interviewer pretended to be the dad and I had to explain it all to him and why his daughter had to die. That question and one about a school bus accident with 5 people salvagable, and 2 that couldn't be helped. I had to tell him what I was say to the ones that would die." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN site, "DO's Osteopathic Medicine in America," AZCOM site, current AZCOM student " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Brand new campus & great atmosphere. Everything's great!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tuition. The interviewers asked difficult questions, but added in some humor to help me relax." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Bring sunglasses! A lightweight dress jacket works better (mine wasn't.) And don't schedule your return flight to late---you'll end up spending hours at the airport." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was an overall enjoyable experience, and is very relaxed. There is a medical student there, a basic science professor, and a medical faculty--I got the chief of surgery, who admitted he wanted to ask me lots of hard questions since I had medical experience as a paramedic. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2003

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