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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?

6 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 best friend say about you?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor when no one else in your family is in the medical profession...Why DO, why DMU etc." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your experience in _______(fill in your own unique experience) how has it shaped your decision to persue medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions were all standard, found in other reviews of this school. Nothing was that unique." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is one social issue a community that you hope to change? May not have been worded exactly like that, the interview was mostly a blur!!!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, went over practice questions, got the DO philosophy down, re-read my application, school website etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very student oriented, free primary care, freelabtops and pda's (included in the cost of tuition, nothing is really free!) Almost everything. Asked about problems with 3rd and 4th year stuff, they have new people in charge of that department, so it is getting fixed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Construction, must share cadavers for anatomy with at least eight people." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The size of Des Moines almost 450,000." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great day, seemed to go by very fast. I thought the group interview was a little intimidating, but everyone was very nice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/22/2004

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