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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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)?

"What do you do to relieve stress?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the community that you have lived in. " Report Response

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

"How would you adjust moving to the cold?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So... many people think of the "doctor" in many different ways, some think of doctor as their professor at school, some people think of doctor as their health care provider.... what's your definition of "doctor" in 1 or 2 words?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What things would you change about a community or a society? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I just read my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Mueller gave the intro at the beginning of the interview day, and he was really encouraging. He really made DMU seem like the perfect place to study medicine." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviews itself seemed to "staged," and they didn't seem to be interested in really getting to know me but rather getting answers to fill out the paper work for the interview. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I discovered that the facilities were incredible! If you are going for an interview and have never been to DMU you will be impressed! The surgical training lab and simulated dummies are awesome. The OMM training is #1 in the country." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the experience at DMU was very positive. The current students were very nice and some very good looking. The weather wasn't too bad (being that Des Moines is usually very cold). The actual interviews were the most unusual part of the whole day. However, I was able to walk in the inside of the new building, and it is AWESOME!!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/25/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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