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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?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"I had questions about my skydiving past and what that was all about from personal statement I wrote in my supplemental. " Report Response

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

"What is the single greatest act of kindness in my life?" Report Response

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

"Have I ever broken a rule in my life? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would I do if I was not doing well in my first semester of medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is it ever okay to cry in front of or with a patient?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, read AZCOM website, read up on current events in healthcare, SDN forums. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were amazing, a cafeteria on campus, nice OMM lab. Good board scores and residency placement. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The student body seemed stressed to the max, more so than other schools I have interviewed at. The cost. Arizona weather could be tough to deal with. Rotations might cause you to be relocated. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be so dry. I know but it was dryer than I thought. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Nice school. I think the testing schedule is kind of brutal. The cost is very high. The students were not very inspiring and definitely did not make me want to go here. Overall I thought it was pretty nice though maybe too big for me and not the best fit for me." 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?

10 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/23/2009

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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