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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Why DMU, Why DO?" Report Response

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

"Talk about your involvement in the medical field- what type of experiences have you had that makes you feel like you will be a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"How has being a college athlete prepared you for a career in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked something very specific to my file, kinda surprised me with how well they knew me before I even entered the room." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you believe is the weakest part of your application and why?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read other feedback and researched the school's website/talked to current students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. The facilities are very nice compared to the other schools, the entire student body seems to be very friendly towards each other and to those visiting. The profs and admission people are very nice as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was prepared." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school is simply amazing. I've heard very positive remarks from people here on SDN, and after seeing it for myself I completely agree. Very excited to go here soon." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express at Drake

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/01/2013

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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