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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?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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 will make a medical school a good fit for you?" Report Response

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

"If you could change something about your past experiences, what would it be and why?" Report Response

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

"How is a doctor a teacher? (Hint: "Global Doctor" = educator/teacher)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Is 42nd Street still your favorite Broadway show?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Define "global doctor" and apply it in context. How do you plan to get involved in your future community? Give an example of how you define your character? (pertained to my essay)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"DMU website, read over my application, practice questions, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities (especially the wellness center) and affiliated colleges. Des Moines wasn't bad either." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't get to see the surgery lab." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

DSM

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2006

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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