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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?

7 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell us about yourself" Report Response

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

"Tells us about your research" Report Response

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

"Why osteopathic medicine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really.. standard questions" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you could change one thing about your application what would it be?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, this site, practice interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities and how helpful everybody was at the school. Seems like students really care. Housing and the area is very reasonably priced too." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"CLASS SIZES IS 215 FOR EVERY MEDICAL SCHOOL CLASS!!! Plus, I thought that the grading system was quite competitive despite what students said" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Des Moines really doesn't have much of a night life" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very informative and relaxed. The professors do care about students and the students do care about each other. However, there is competition among students and the class size seems huge to me" 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/14/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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