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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Closed file

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

"Why DO? Why CCOM?" Report Response

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

"Do you consider yourself a leader?" Report Response

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

"If we had to remember one thing to about you, what would you want it to be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could fix the state of healthcare today, what would you do, within reason?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read primary and secondary applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Board scores, match list, clinical rotations, commitment to OMM (but not overbearingly, for those who don't really take to it)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Very little. Traffic and winter, but anyone who knows Chicago should be aware of these things, already." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To carry $2.00 in change, coming from MDW. If you have to run tolls, don't run more than 4, and make sure you pay them online within 7 days!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was actually HALF closed file. They have your secondary, but not your primary." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

MDW

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?

Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

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