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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?

7 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to be an osteopathic physician?" Report Response

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

"Ethical abortion question stated above. (I later discovered that there really is no right answer to this question. The adcom wants to see how you handle yourself given this type of question. The really want to see that you are a compassionate individual and are able to give credance to both sides of the questions. " Report Response

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

"Tell us about yourself. I later poked fun at myself on how much I had practiced for the interview and responses that other people would tell me to say. The director of admissions later remembered me on how personable I was at the interview. Just remember that you are being interviewed because they feel that your stats are good enough. They also want to make sure that your personality is on par as well." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about yourself. We want to get to know you. ( this question seems simple but it can really be challenging if you answer too promptly. the adcom really just wants to see your human side such as hobbies and such)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethical question-2 parts; If a pregnant minor came to you and wanted an obortion w/o partents consent would you do it? If you did it and she later committed suicide due to regret what would you tell the parents?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and mock interviews with friends and family." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New campus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"cost of tuition" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"ease of setting up rotations (most schools limit you in this regards however AZCOM will allow you to rotate just about anyware so long as your able to arrange it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"First of all, everyone knows the type of questions asked in med school interviews but, not only are you expected to answer these questions intelligently you also have to so it with out sounding cliche. (tell them what they want to hear in a different light than those before you did)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

04/17/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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