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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

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 do you think we--as a country--should do about the future of providing health care for our citizens?" Report Response

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

"How do you relieve stress? What sorts of things do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about yourself." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The interview started with: "Tell us about yourself."" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you define success? [What they seemed to mean was: "what does it mean to be a successful physician?"]" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"DMU website, SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"OMM demonstrations, student panel, lunch." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was held in Portland, OR for West coast kids who found it easier to interview in Portland than fly back to Des Moines. Everyone was wonderfully friendly and informative. There was a good student panel--first years to a recent graduate--to help answer questions and demonstrate OMM. Because of the size of the interviewing group, there was quite a wait for the kids interviewing later in the day. An excellent lunch was provided by the Marriott Hotel. Generally, a very relaxed day." Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2004

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