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

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"If I asked your friends to describe to me your strengths and weaknesses, what would they say?" Report Response

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

"Why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Compare the Chinese health care system with the United States health care system." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about the history of hospice (I volunteered with hospice)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you know about the history of osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at SDN interview feedback, wrote out outlines of my answers, mock interviews with family and friends." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were new and up-to-date." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview was not as relaxed as I was told, but my interviewer was considered a tough one by current students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That you could be interviewed by 2 interviewers instead of three. I did not have a student interviewer." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't stress out too much. The weird questions you can't really prepare for, and the standard ones should only take a few days to prepare for." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

DSM

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn - Airport

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/13/12

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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