Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM)

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Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine / 7201 Franklin Road / Boise, ID 83709

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
999
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
2016
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
< 500K

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Median GPA
Median MCAT
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 ()

International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
No
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AACOMAS
Letters of Rec Required
DO letter Recommended
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()
Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
Yes
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)?
Early
Secondary Fee
$65
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

Essay Topics ('22 - '23)

1. What characteristics of ICOM will help you to become a successful physician?

2. If this is not your first time applying to medical school, how have you improved your application? (Please type N/A if not applicable)

3. What does Osteopathic Principles and Practices mean to you and how will you integrate these into your future practice?

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. What characters of ICOM will help you become a successful osteopathic physician?

2. How have you improved your application if you are a re-applicant?

3. What does osteopathic principles and practices mean to you? How will you integrate these into your future practice?

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. Why did you apply to ICOM?

2. If you are a re-applicant to ICOM, how have you improved your application? If this does not apply to you, answer N/A.

3. How will you integrate osteopathic medicine in your future practice?

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. Why did you apply to ICOM?

2. If you are a re-applicant to ICOM, how have you improved our application? If this does not apply to you, answer N/A.

3. Without using the word "holistic", describe in your own words: What is osteopathic medicine as you understand it?

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