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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?

8 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?

40 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)?

"Thirty years from now when I am retired, how do I want people to remember me, what is my legacy?" Report Response

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

"1. What is morality, and 2. Is it dependent on a higher power?" Report Response

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

"What movie actor do I want to play me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Gave me a situation about higher medical error rates for certain types of new residents, asked me to analyze and provide a solution (based on my past experience with medical safety)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"1. Explain humanity to an alien. (I explained it in terms of compassion, benevolence and cooperation, all at the same time realizing the big hole in my argument and praying not to get a follow up question) 2. If we are so kind, why do we have war? And is war the result of wanting to help our kind? (they pulled WWII in for me to use as an example)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Purchased a DVD and a book on medical school interviews, practiced with a counselor, read SDN and extensive research on the school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The nice clean, safe campus and simulation lab." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The breakfast. Thankfully I ate at the hotel." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there are some very chill AZCOM interviews, and then very hard ones (like mine and a few other people's). Most people I talked to the day of (and on SDN) felt really good after their interview and I was expecting typical questions (my medical ethics were all prepared). But I left feeling much more nervous than before my interview. (Don't fret, they're trying to throw you off. Luckily things turned out for the best.)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, kind and helpful students on campus that share their experiences with you." 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?

8 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Sky Harbor International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 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?

02/22/2011

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?

9 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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