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  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Des Moines
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

4

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why am I interested in medicine? Why osteopathic and why DMU? What do I do to relax?" Report Response

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

"How do I think being a student-athlete prepared me for being successful? How do I handle stress/How will I handle school and having a boyfriend etc? Who is my support system?" Report Response

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

"I have an academic misconduct charge and they asked me to explain what happened, and why they should let me in." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why after I tore my ACL twice (during collegiate athletics) did I return to play?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked on this site at as many of the interview questions as I could. Wrote down key words/answers to questions. Studied up about the school and their programs I am interested in (ex. global health)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are very nice, the students you get to interact with are so friendly and willing to answer anything you ask them, the faculty seem happy and interested in student success." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, I think everything was great." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really, maybe how many others are interviewing on the same day as me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"DMU really is a great place. I had high expectations after reading many reviews and the school did NOT disappoint. It seems like a great place and I hope I get to attend med school here!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/12/2012

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 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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