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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"At What age did you start thinking about becoming a Doctor? I anticipated this question because of my background Registered Nurse. People often wonder why nurses would want to go to medical school." Report Response

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

"Euthenasia/Blood transfusion" Report Response

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

"What leadership position have you held, and what was your role? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I had two ethical questions back to back. Euthenasia: a patient who is suffering request your assistance to end his/her life. What would you do? What do you do about a patient who is refusing blood transfusion?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The Euthenasia question what a little bit challenging." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed questions on SDN webpage, reviewed my primary, secondary application and resume." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How welcoming the people were. Students really being at the school. The program is difficult but there is enough support from faculty/staff and other students. The Pass/Fail grading student allows people to work together and eliminate competition." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not enough minority representation, just wondering why?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The Residency match result was outstanding. I believe this is a good place to be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview experience was positive. Well organized, friendly environment. Interview is closed file, very relaxed. Students seem happy to be at the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/09/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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