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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?

"1" out of 10

How you think you did?

"9" out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

"6" 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?

Open file

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

"If you could be any kitchen appliance, what would you be?" Report Response

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

"My parents are both in medicine, so I was asked something along the lines of, "Are you doing this because your parents are in medicine or because you made the choice yourself?"" Report Response

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

"Is there any question that you wish we had asked you today? What is that question and how would you answer it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Kitchen appliances." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The other day a 15-year-old and her mother came into my office to have me look at the daughters symptoms. A pregnancy test came back positive. How would you handle the situation?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interviews, practiced, re-read personal statement, CV and secondary essays" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"A lot: weather is amazing, the campus is really nice, the OMM/anatomy labs are very high-tech, their new simulation center is very impressive, I like how they set up their classes (lectures with case-based learning in smaller sections), the students are very friendly and willing to help people, off-campus housing nearby sounds amazing" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They are changing the way rotations are decided. This year, when you receive your acceptance letter you also receive the site that you are assigned to for 3rd year rotations, which I think is odd because 1) it's 1st year and 2) I'm not sure how much of a say we get in our rotation site decision." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school! Moved right up there to the top of my list :)" 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?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Sky-Harbor International

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?

Drury Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/17/2010

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

"7" 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?

"7" 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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