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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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 osteopathic medicine? Why DMU?" Report Response

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

"What was my most recent book I read?" Report Response

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

"Explain my low MCAT score and how will I be able to make it in medical school which requires so much focusing?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are driving home today and are in car accident and die. What would you want your tombstone to say?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What area in the field of science would you like to study further in the future and why?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and looked at their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities from the pre-surgical practice area, Harvey who teaches different cardiac rhythms, and how friendly everyone was." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a wonderful day. They start you off with an ice breaker, then financial aide info, clinical rotations, lunch. By the time you are in the interview you feel very comfortable." 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?

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?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Renaisaance

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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