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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Tell me about yourself. What do you like to do in your spare time? " Report Response

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

"Why DMU?" Report Response

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

"Are you scared about returning to full time school after a long hiatus? Do you think you can handle the course load?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Discuss what you do in your current line of work. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"With all of the pre-vet classes in undergrad, why are you applying to medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"DMU students, interview guide, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great facilities, student support is amazing, you receive laptop and pda as part of tuition, great faculty, very warm environment" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I don't think I can come up with anything better then it is in IA, where the weather is a quite a bit different then where I live now. (I live in a very warm climate)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing I can think of" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very positive experience. They provided a list of students to stay with and she was my best source of information. If I had an acceptance right now, I think I would cancel most of my interviews. The school really fit well with my personality. Everyone was extremely warm and inviting. I felt like they were selling the school to me instead of vice versa." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

DSM

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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