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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

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Are you passive?" Report Response

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

"According to the doctors you shadowed, what is the difference between MDs and DOs? (I thought this was worded strangely - do they want to know what I think, or what the Drs thought?)" Report Response

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

"If I(interviewer) was an anxious person and you had to call me in to do some medical tests because there was a possibility that I might have a serious disease, how would you approach me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were president of the United States, how would you fix healthcare?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The president question. I just picked a stance that I heard on C-span the night before and went with it. I don't think they want someone who will be wishy washy on the issue." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my resume that I sent to the school, practiced interview questions with my dad." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus is very modern and friendly. The students' high pass rates on all exams was impressive, as was their residency placement." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The short interview. I felt like they didn't really want to spend a lot of time on me individually." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How brief the interview was. I think I would have been more assertive in expressing my personality and desires. I also would have prepared some more important questions for them." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview itself was brief, but the contact I had with the campus, students, and faculty members was all positive. It's expensive, but seems worth the cost." 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?

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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

PHX

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sleep Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/07/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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