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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

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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What would your friends say your greatest weakness is?" Report Response

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

"What is your greatest accomplishment?" Report Response

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

"If we only have one slot left, why should we give it to you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Because I was from Oregon they asked me about my thoughts on Death With Dignity/Assisted suicide." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about the school on this site. Reviewed by application closely. The questions that the student's listed on this site really made a big difference and helped me really be prepared." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone one of the students was genuinely excited about the school. They kept dropping in to admissions to talk to students. The amount of enthusiam was incredible. Everyone in the Admissions department was terrific. You came away feeling like they would do everything in their power to make sure that you suceeded. They actually bring in companies to help you study for your boards at the end of the second year. The all course of study is student geared." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I gained a much greater understanding of OMM as this school really places great emphasis on it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"All of the interviewers were courteously, friendly and open in their approach. It was very positive." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/03/2003

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