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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

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 you want to be a physician and what event solidified your decision?" Report Response

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

"How do you think a family member who is an MD would respond to you attending a DO school?" Report Response

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

"How can we solve the current nursing shortage and what can be done to help the uninsured with their prescription drug coverage." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think we can solve the current nursing shortage that healthcare is seeing?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked about a community issue. I informed the group that a large company had closed down and a large number of people lost their jobs. In response to this, one of the interviewers asked me what do i think can be done to help these people pay for their prescription drugs since they no longer will have health insurance coverage." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student Doctor Network, campus tour, and speaking with current DMU students and graduates." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student body is very supportive of eachother and the faculty is available to help the students in any manner." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were several informational sessions in the morning which weren't eye opening and really unecessary." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews are generally laid back and i should have relaxed much earlier in the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The experience was positive. The school and program is good with a high supportive and knowledgeable faculty. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2004

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