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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Why DO." Report Response

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

"Should osteopathy be promoted on a national scale? Why?" Report Response

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

"When have you put your foot in your mouth?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethics Question: Your patient, 100% cognitive, tells you he wants to commit suicide because the cancer meds make him a zombie and completely out of it. Aside from any legal obligations, how would you handle the situtation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See most interesting question. The key to this question isn't what you would do, per se, but what questions would you ask and what resources would you use?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Gevitz's "DO's", School's Career Center, Mock interviews, AZCOM website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The weather. Yes, it is hot. It was 98 degrees when I was there...yet, it felt like a typical 80 degree day in the south." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were no students around. We made a game to see who could find a student." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If the interview day schedule looks very unimpressive to you, then chances are you won't like the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very excited about this school. But the interview day was aweful...18 interviewees, deserted campus, you couldn't hear the student tour guide, and the school really doesn't do much to impress the interviewees. Oh, and I found their lack of forsight that they would need vegetarian options at lunch to be indicative of their administrative quality." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/13/2003

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