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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?

5 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?

20 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 AZCOM? Why not the other 3 medical schools in AZ? (I wrote that I am from AZ in my secondary essays)" Report Response

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

"The President has just elected you to identify a major problem in healthcare and come up with a solution. What do you propose?" Report Response

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

"Other questions specific to my app about my music, research, learning habits/styles, teaching history" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethical question as a future doc on approving use of growth hormone on 14 yr old patient wanting to play football" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What makes you sad?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over my research, read my secondary essays, primary app, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"board scores, brand new high quality facilities, cheap cost of living, friendliness of students and staff, superior research opportunities to most other DO programs out there, $9 lunch ticket" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"high tuition, lack of independence in choosing 3rd/4th year rotations, how the interview schedule got set back a bit for some people" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how much waiting there would be in the admissions room" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"interview was semi-blind (they have all your essays and CV but no MCAT/GPA). the entire day could have been shorter by ~2 hours but overall a positive experience and i really hope i get in." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/23/2008

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?

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?

5 out of 10

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