Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) (Midwestern)

Address

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University / 555 31st Street Downers Grove, IL 60515

Phone

Toll Free: (800) 458-6253 / Phone: (630) 515-7200 / Fax: (630) 971-6086

Email

admissil@midwestern.edu

Overview

School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
DO
Public/Private
Private
Year Founded
1900
US News Rank - Research
Unranked
US News Rank - Primary Care
Unranked
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()
City Size

Getting In

Median GPA
3.67
Median MCAT
507
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
Out-of-State Rating
Whether the school is very out-of-state friendly (), somewhat friendly (), not friendly (), or in-state only ()
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International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AACOMAS
Letters of Rec Required
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()
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Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
Typical Secondary Release Date
When does a school usually release its secondary relative to other med schools (though it may vary from year to year)?
Secondary Fee
$50
Other Tests

Interviews

Interview Type
Interview Invites Begin
Interview Format
MMI - Multiple Mini Interview; Traditional - two-way conversation
Traditional
Accepts Updates?
Does the school accept update letters?

Secondary Essay Prompts

The Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM educates
osteopathic physicians to provide quality compassionate care, and promotes
the practice of osteopathic medicine, lifelong learning, research, and service.
CCOM Values the achievement of educational excellence through leadership,
teamwork, commitment, integrity, professionalism, diversity, osteopathic
philosophy.




Essay Topics (2019-2020)

1. Do you believe CCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking?

2. Why should CCOM accept you into this year's class?

1500 characters including spaces for both

+ Resume/CV

Essay Topics ('18-'19)

Why do you believe CCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1500 chars)

Why should CCOM accept you into this year's class? (1500 chars)

Essay Topics ('17-'18)

1. List any relative who is an osteopathic physician:

2. Why do you believe CCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1500 chars)

3. Why should CCOM accept you into this year's class? (1500 chars)

4. Upload a copy of your resume or curriculum vitae, which will include, but not be limited to the following information: Educational History (colleges attended and degrees earned); Employment History ;Medically related work and volunteer experiences; College extracurricular activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities; Community activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities; Hobbies and nonacademic interests

Essay Topics ('16-'17)

1. List any relative who is an osteopathic physician:

2. Why do you believe CCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1500 chars)

3. Why should CCOM accept you into this year's class? (1500 chars)

4. Upload a copy of your resume or curriculum vitae, which will include, but not be limited to the following information: Educational History (colleges attended and degrees earned); Employment History ;Medically related work and volunteer experiences; College extracurricular activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities; Community activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities; Hobbies and nonacademic interests

Essay Topics ('15-'16)

1. List any relative who is an osteopathic physician:

2. Why do you believe CCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? (1500 chars)

3. Why should CCOM accept you into this year's class? (1500 chars)

4. Upload a copy of your resume or curriculum vitae, which will include, but not be limited to the following information:

- Educational History (colleges attended and degrees earned)

- Employment History

- Medically related work and volunteer experiences

- College extracurricular activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities

- Community activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities

- Hobbies and nonacademic interests

Essay Topics ('14-'15)

1. List any relative who is an osteopathic physician:

2. Why do you believe CCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking? 1500 chars

3. Why should CCOM accept you into this year's class? 1500 chars

4. Upload a copy of your resume or curriculum vitae, which will include, but not be limited to the following information:

- Educational History (colleges attended and degrees earned)

- Employment History

- Medically related work and volunteer experiences

- College extracurricular activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities

- Community activities, honors, and leadership responsibilities

- Hobbies and nonacademic interests

Essay Topics ('13-'14)

1. List any relative who is an osteopathic physician.

2. Why do you believe CCOM would provide you with the type of osteopathic medical education you are seeking?

3. Why should CCOM accept you into this year's class?

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