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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Why osteopathy? (Why medicine was addressed in personal statement)" Report Response

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

"What did you learn from your work experience as a CNA?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your hero?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who is your hero?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, and other interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty, the new facilities, and laptops and PDA's with tuition." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of clinical time before years 3 & 4." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day is very long, but the interviews are great. All of the faculty seemed very enthusiastic and happy to have you there, making it a very stress-free atmosphere. Within two weeks I received an acceptance as opposed to other schools where it may be much longer." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/18/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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