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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?

6 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?

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's your biggest failure" Report Response

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

"what kind of experience have you had with osteopathic medicine and how did it help you decided to become an osteopathic medical doctor" Report Response

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

"Describe your typical day as a med student here" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's your greatest failure" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you know that you can handle the amount of work in medical school describe a typical day here at the school (I don't know what they wanted, so I just gave them a time schedual of a day)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, mock interview, read news, medical issues" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice people, warm staff, nice facilities, nice labtops, casual dress code" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Three on one interview is kinda intimidating. Minimal amount of things to do in the city Orientation went on longer than expected, I barely had time to eat before rushed into my interview" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pretty good overall, just a little rushed" 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?

$501+

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 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?

10/17/2005

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?

3 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

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