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  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Des Moines
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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?

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)?

"What are you most proud of?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a social issue our society is facing that is important to you." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"No really interesting questions. Just some of the usual, "Tell us about your weaknesses", "What do you bring to the class"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a social issue our society is facing that is important to you." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, talked to students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students, I probably talked to 20 or 25 students throughout the 2 days I was there and they all seemed genuinely happy that they chose this school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's in Des Moines, cold, wet and snow. the new building wont open till spring '05. The first year leacture hall is one giant level room with idividual high school like desks." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"during the first year the basic science classes are taught with the school of podiatry making the class size 250 durning lecture." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was a very enjoyable experiance. I stayed with one of the 2nd year students. I would recomend this to anyone seriously considering sttending. I got to know more about the school that way than during the actual interview. The interview was relaxed. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/05/2004

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