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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"If you were a rural doctor who had received $200,000 and you could either immunize all of the children in the area or use the money for a child who needs a heart transplant, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"If you received a 68% on your first exam, how would you deal with that?" Report Response

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

"What do you plan to do if you do not get into medical school this year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were a rural doctor who had received $200,000 and you could either immunize all of the children in the area or use the money for a child who needs a heart transplant, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over application, DMU website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Quality of the facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Having to do 3rd and 4th year rotations around the country." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just how nice the facilities were." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Presentation was given by admissions and financial aid, followed by a tour and lunch. After lunch we interviewed and then were free to leave." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

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?

Holiday Inn Express, Drake

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/30/2005

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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