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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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about fetal stem cell research?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Name three things your friends would say about you if they were here." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"probably "How have your volunteer experiences led you to want to specialize in pediatrics?" because what led me to that decision was my work experience, so I didn't answer that too well." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interview, read dmu's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"very friendly people, seems like very supportive environment" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"OMM fellows who told us they skipped lecture to study...it just seemed like a bit much to start thinking about skipping lecture when I haven't been accepted to medical school yet." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I realized what a long day it was going to be!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a good experience, I especially liked the OMM demos and the harvey demo (that simulates different heart diseases). My interviewers were very friendly and fairly laid-back, the time I was in the interview went very fast." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2003

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