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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"partially closed file, they have your secondary application and your essay on aacomas application. Right of the bat they ask you 3 questions: 1) why medicine 2) why do 3) why azcom" Report Response

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

"How would you specifically provide affordable healthcare to the underserved and disadvantaged? Do you have any questions for us? What is one ethical problem facing medicine today and how would you deal with it?" Report Response

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

"What did you learn from the difficult time you encountered during your life (taken from my essay)? Are you willing to live in Phoeniz/Arizona area after graduating?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you specifically provide affordable healthcare to the underserved and disadvantaged?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you specifically provide affordable healthcare to the underserved and disadvantaged?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, read my 2ndary application and aacomas essay." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is truly growing, so much construction. The school really cares about educating their students and this shows by their board results, ex: test once weekly and before taking board exams you must first pass their shelf exam. Administration will act rapidly to change curriculum to make sure the school does well on board results." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The weather, too hot. The tour and bus ride on the tour was grueling b/c it was too hot." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the 3 interviewees does not always have to be a student, a D.O., and a professor; they use what they have & I got 2 professors and a D.O. Very relaxed and non-confrontational atmosphere." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"presentation for 1 hour then starts interview. lots of down time because my group was 17 applicants and if you happen to be at the bottom of the list then you might have to wait 2-3 hours before it is your turn." 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?

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?

< $100

What airport did you use?

phoenix international

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

crowne plaza

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2008

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"great presentation by dean at the beginning, then starts interview process." Report Response

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