Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Why DO and not MD? Where did you apply?" Report Response

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

"What was the funniest thing that happened to you?" Report Response

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

"How will you decide where to go if you are accepted at more than one school." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you want to leave research to pursue a career in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was the funniest thing that happened to you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read my application essay, reviewed eveything in my resume, made sure I could discuss the research I have done at various lab jobs, read Norman Gevitz's book on DO's in America and thought of questions to ask the interviewers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The dedication the faculty seems to have to the program and students, especially the time given to patient stimulations early on in the program." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The clinical staff doesn't seem to be involved in too much research." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just more information on how the interview would be conducted." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One professor did most of the questioning. It was rapid fire at first and with a challenging tone (I don't believe you feel to it), but after the first few minutes of answering the questions, things settled down and was less combative. I would say just relax, think about your answer and always remain positive. It was long, but not too bad at all." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2004

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //