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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 DO? Why DMU?" Report Response

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

"Will you seek help from adviser if you begin to struggle academically?" Report Response

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

"Who is one person that you admire, and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is one specific thing you learned from each of the doctor's you shadowed?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe one failure and one success in your life." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, going over DMU website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pretty much everything. The campus and facilities are really nice, and I really got the feeling that you will get a solid medical education there. I liked the sim labs and surgery skills labs. Lecture halls had outlets and internet ports so you can definitely bring a computer to class, and also all the lectures are recorded and available to students.The faculty in my interview were very positive and encouraging. I generally felt like they were rooting for me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wish they would tell us a list of their clinical sites. Even if the sites change from year to year, I still think it is important for us to have an idea of what the options will be." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I don't know... if you read the rest of these feedback comments, nothing will really be a surprise." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"DMU is a fantastic school, and I would love to attend there!" Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/6/12

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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