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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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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?

Open file

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

"Tell us about yourself and what led to this point. What will I do if I do not get in. If I could do something differently, what would it be? How do I think working full time through school affected my performance and life during college." Report Response

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

"A question basically asked what the difference was between a DO and MD." Report Response

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

"They asked me about the most important finding in my research. Would I consider a MD/PhD dual degree?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"They received a letter from a professor whose class I did well in and asked why I thought that I did well." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are osteopathic adjustments different from chiropractor adjustments." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at the questions posted on this site and read a book that gave interview tips. Also re-read my application and made sure that I could answer any question regarding my research expereince." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Brand new facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There is no affiliated hospital, so the school really lacks a medical center energy." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The area the school is in is full of strip malls and new housing developments. It felt a little weird to me but thta may because I have lived in a major city for so many years." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I tried to include all of the questions I was asked below. I was incredibly nervous going into the interview, but about 5 minutes in I felt completely comfortable. At lunch the students and doctors who conducted our interviews came out and had lunch with us which gave us the chance to ask questions and talk to them. Everyone was really friendly. They all really did try to make it low stress." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2003

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