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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Why DO?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What specialty are you interested in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing that interesting, just standard questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult. Be prepared to be asked the standard questions and you'll do fine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities, students, curriculum, amount of clinical prep, gym, Des Moines area, cost of living" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Lots of Mormons go to DMU" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview is way converstaional if you take control and make it that way. Talk about anything, from the Des Moines area to what you ate for lunch; Take anything they throw at you and go with it and you will do extrememly well. In the course of my interview, I was asked about three serious questions and the rest was completely conversational. They really try to impress you with the school and don't want to ruin the day by grilling you with absurd questions. " 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

DSM

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn Airport

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/05/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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