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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

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)?

"Name one problem with health care you see in the United States today." Report Response

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

"What three books did you read most recently?" Report Response

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

"Why did you go to school as an undergrad so far away from your home town?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why should we not accept you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looking at online material pertaining to the school, anticipating questions and my answers, practicing answering questions by talking them out" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The positive regard that all students held for the school's program. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"10 people per cadaver. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How many other students would be at the interview day. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very positive. Prior to my visit I wasn't to enthusiastic about Des Moines but after my visit I was very impressed with their facilities and their ''everyone is in this together'' attitude. They really seem to put everyone in a position of success. " 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

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?

Airport Holliday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/06/2007

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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