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  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Des Moines
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why not go to University of Iowa?" Report Response

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

"Will you stay in Des Moines to practice?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you going to have a large pro bono aspect in your future practice?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How are you going to feel when you accidentally kill your patient? And yes, it WILL happen. -All I can say is WOW, I had no idea what to say. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"AACOMAS, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very nice facilities, all the students seemed happy and everyone seemed very positive and enthusiastic about DMU." 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 good overall. The whole group interview thing was sort of intimidating. I had four people just staring at me, all asking questions at the same time. The day was very very organized. There wasn't a wasted minute and it was all very interesting. The tour was great and the people made me feel very welcome. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/11/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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