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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"What are the major issues in healthcare today? What would you do to fix the problem nation wide?" Report Response

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

"If you could cure one disease, what would it be and why?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything on your application that you want us to know that isn't already stated?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had all the money in the world for one weekend, what would you do with it and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How have you prepared yourself to handle to monotonous days spent as a physician? (Random...)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewd the AZCOM website, reviewed my secondary and resume submitted (this is only what they will have access to) " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The board pass rates (wow!), on-campus housing, open-door policy, weekly exams (will better prepare you for the boards I'm sure), PBL mixed with clinical studies cirrculum" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lecture halls remind me of my cramped undergrad lecture halls (i.e. small wooden piece that folds over chair), itty bitty teeny tiny library, high tuition for the cramped lecture halls and tiny library, your 4 person group shares a cadaver with another group and you alternate days you work with it, the campus isn't completely wireless" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"AZCOM is going to increase the class size by roughly 100 people next year (yikes!). Also, that you get driven around in a golf cart during the tour (so don't worry too much about your feet hurting)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Start with a financial aid presentation- which was pretty good. Then the first group of interviews begin while a second group goes on a campus tour. After everyone interviews, you have lunch in the cafeteria with some students, then attenda clinical education presentation, which was really nice!" 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?

5 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2007

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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