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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"What do you believe is the most pressing issue in healthcare today? What is an important quality in a physician?" Report Response

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

"So, I see you play lacrosse? What do you do to relax?" Report Response

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

"What is it that you like about osteopathic medicine. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If all of the med schools in the world closed down and the career of a physician no longer existed, what would you do? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing about the entire interview was difficult. Really good questions. The interviewers made me feel right at home and very comfortable. No stress at all during the interview." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Researched medical topics, Thought about myself..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Facilities were amazing. Dr. Mueller was a great guy to meet with and he started the day off well. He really makes you realize that this day is nothing to worry about and to be yourself." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I accidently ended up in a bar in downtown which was full of drag queens... didnt really negatively impress me but it was a little bit strange. Not quite what I was expecting. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known how relaxed the day the would be and that I really did not need to stress over it before hand. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Absolutely wonderful experience. I would be very happy to attend this school if I am accepted. In the morning we met with different deans and faculty of the school. We toured the surgical skills lab, and we had a demonstration of OMM from the fellows. Then we had lunch with students before the interview. Every other person interviewing on my day was very friendly and we all got along very well during the day. Everyone at the school seems very happy to be there and they were all incredibly friendly. " 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 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?

09/23/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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