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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why DO? Why AZCOM?" Report Response

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

"If one of your classmates was struggling in a class you were doing well in, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"The rest were just about my specific file." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Fairly standard fare...lots of questions about why DO, why AZCOM, and lots on my background. Very few ethical questions. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really. I was asked what I would do if a classmate of mine was struggling in a class I was doing well in...but that's not too bad of a quesiton." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read my personal statement, SDN, researched the school's pros and cons." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus is beautiful, the students and faculty were really just genuinely friendly, the school is really the best of any DO school as far as board scores. The area seems nice. The people I was interviewing with were an amazing, diverse, awesome group of people. I would love to call them classmates some day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The prohibitive cost of attendance. The fact that tuition is jacked up 3-7% every year. The lack of major scholarships (like half-tuition or something like DMU does) to high achieving applicants (MCAT/GPA)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. I had a great idea of what the school was like going in, and it was really shown to be true. I loved the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"See above. It was really low-stress and just excellent." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Ramada Limited

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/26/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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