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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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 med? Why DO? Why Des Moines" Report Response

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

"How did you manage to get good grades with all of the activities that you are involved in?" Report Response

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

"What is one thing that you like about yourself and one thing that you would change?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Suppose that there is only 1 seat left in our class, persuade us to give you that seat." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, website, reviewed application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything, the facilities are great and are also new. Their sim lab is amazing as well as their surgery lab. The students were very open and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That there is really no clinical experience or preceptorship programs the first two years." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview experience was fantastic. It was very laid back and conversational. I highly recomend the school." 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

DSM

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/13/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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