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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"If you absolutely could not go into any medical field, what would you do instead?" Report Response

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

"What was the last book you read that was not required?" Report Response

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

"Why D.O. and why AZCOM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see the future of healthcare?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AZCOM brochure, looked at AZCOM website, and browsed interview questions on SDN!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was really nice and extremely helpful. The facilities are very new. They have either the first or second highest COMLEX pass rate among schools." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The buildings are kind of far apart and the actual school is set back a little bit from the Phoenix/Glendale city life." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I'm terrified of bees and there are Africanized honeybees there...lol. Also, I didn't realize that it was not a completely problem-based learning approach--it's both PBL and didactic." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great day! It lasted from 8-2:30. There is a good amount of time sitting waiting for your interview. The students were all really nice and it was not a hard-core environment at all. The interviewers were really nice and nothing seemed to catch me off guard." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

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?

Park Plaza Phoenix North

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/27/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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