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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Research-related questions" Report Response

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

"What do you look for in a school and why does DMU seem like a good fit for you?" Report Response

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

"Lots of application-specific questions" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked about academic violations at my undergraduate institution (being written up by an RA, etc.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you apply so late in the year? Was this school at the bottom of your list?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, asking other applicants at previous interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"School's facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of nearby hospitals for third year rotations. This likely means you will have to move in your third year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How awesome the school was." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school. I really hope I get in, but I am nervous I won't because I interviewed late in the season." 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 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?

2/25/2012

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?

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?

"Provide a debriefing after the interviews" Report Response

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