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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why did you switch careers? Would you ever go back to an economics job?" Report Response

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

"Why DMU? If you get multiple acceptances, how will you decide which school to attend?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you switch careers?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why DMU? (Really, not that difficult)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Interview Feedback, stayed with student host" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students, faculty, and facilities!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"location...I'm a big city kinda gal." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was so comfortable and nonstressful. The interviewers were extremely friendly and jovial. We laughed and cracked jokes. Very laid back. The student do seem to absolutely love their school and their friends at the school. A very close knit bunch. STAY WITH A STUDENT HOST if you can...it totally made my experience!!!" 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

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?

12/02/2005

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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