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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Describe your day as a first year student, as you imagine it." Report Response

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

"What part of your military experience has contributed to who you are today?" Report Response

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

"Up to this point in your education, what is the longest that you have ever had to study for a test?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who's easier to coach at soccer, boys or girls?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Imagine you're a first year here. Now, describe your day. (I didn't have a clue, as I've never been to medical school. However, I took a stab at it, and the second-year student laughed and said, "that's it!"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read input here, reviewed my app., and read about the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How nice the facilities are." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Des Moines airport made everyone just about strip before entering the terminal." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great school, with friendly students and staff. The interviews were really to get to know you better as a person." 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

DSM

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2005

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

9 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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