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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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? Why CCOM?" Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress?" Report Response

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

"Describe a leadership role and an important contribution that you have made in that leadership role." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I really wasn't asked any "interesting" questions. Just the stereotypical stuff." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is one thing that you want us to leave here knowing about you." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Self-reflection, SDN, mock-interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The rotations are all in the Chicago-area, which is nice because you don't have to move around multiple times during the third and fourth years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students didn't seem like they ever relaxed, the campus felt like a summer camp to me, nobody went out of their way to really inform applicants about the school's strengths, and there was a lot of down-time where we were just sitting in a room waiting." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was short and laid-back. At the same time, it didn't feel like enough time for me to really convey who I am to them and vice versa." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/06/2004

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