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  • Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Glendale
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Have you ever failed in life?" Report Response

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

"are you self gratifying or self deprecating?" Report Response

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

"besides friends and family, what makes you happy?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what would your ideal patient be like?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what doubts do you think you'll have about practicing osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, practice with parents" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the faculty emphasized that despite the large class size they were there to help (open door policy). seemed pretty dedicated to helping the students succeed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"unfortunately, a lot. i went in with high expectations about this school and was quite disappointed. the interview day itself is unorganized and you have WAY too much downtime to just sit around and stare the other applicants in the face. For 45k a year, i expected to be wow-ed. the library is small and only open 7a-11p. to me, the school as a whole felt more like an undergrad campus than a medical school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"just how much downtime you will have during the interview day. be prepared to be bored out of your mind." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i'm sorry if it sounds like i'm bashing the school. i'm sure you get a very good education here, however, i spent a lot of time, money and energy flying from SC and i feel that AZCOM did a poor job at selling themselves to me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Phoenix

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?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2010

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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