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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?

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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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 CCOM? Why DO? Tell me about your research experience. " Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your work as a scribe in the ER. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Honestly, all the questions were standard questions...I know that most of the other students had ethical questions. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who was your most memorable patient? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, talked to current students, looked at the website, watched the DVD the admissions office sent me, relaxed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The financial aid presentation was really good. The financial aid office gave the applicants material that was applicable to applying for aid at any school. The first deposit is $250 (due at the beginning of December) and the second deposit is $750 (due 2-4 weeks later). " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cafeteria food was below average. I was also disappointed with the lack of clinical experience during the first two years. This is probably because the nearest hospital in Downers Grove (which is very prestigious) does not want to be associated with CCOM. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

" The first deposit is $250 (due at the beginning of December) and the second deposit is $750 (due 2-4 weeks later). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I truly enjoyed my experience at CCOM. The students that were interviewed with me were extremely nice, and I could definitely see myself fitting in. CCOM is well established. I also found it humorous that the Dean made a reference to this website. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2005

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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