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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"Tell us about yourself and how you became interested in medicine and why you're going this route?" Report Response

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

"Do you like to read? What are your hobbies? What's a social issue you'd like to address/fix if you could? Tell us about your research. Do you have a doctor in the family? No hypothetical questions - just direct questions based on my application, etc." Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for us?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were offered anything to do research would you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is an accomplishment of which you are particularily proud?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, browsing their website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions staff was very friendly and helpful - introduced themselves. Met with the assicoate Dean who was also very friendly and did his best to help us relax. They gave us plenty of time to speak with first and second year students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of MS3 and MS4 students present. The morning Student Services information session dragged on and on and ooon! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Dress warmly if you're interviewing during the winter season - you'll walk outside a couple of times. I didn't find the students to be as overly excited as mentioned on other sdn inerview feedbacks. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very straight-forward. Question after question. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/13/2004

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