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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"Your MCAT scores are great, but your GPA is only so so, can you explain that difference?" Report Response

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

"What do you do to relieve stress?" Report Response

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

"What was the last book you read?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would I do if I saw a classmate cheat on a test." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would I do if I saw a classmate cheat on a test." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on the School, OMM, talked to people I know who had an intervidew there, SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people, the people, the people. They were all nice and friendly. The city is bigger then I thought it would be and seems like it's not boring. The technology at the school, the faculty and pretty much everything else." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The old buildings. But they are being torn down now." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the school was going to be in a building boom for the next two years." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had an awsome interview experince. That school went from being next to the bottom on my list to the top. I decided to attend DMU over 4 other schools. The interview was great. I was intervied by the now Dean and 2 other surgey residents and 1 MS4 going into surgery. This suited me perfectly as I want to go into surgery, we got along great. The interview was conversational and relaxed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2002

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