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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

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 DMU?" Report Response

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

"Why osteopathy?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None, really" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where else did I apply and why" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reading SDN feedback, researching the school online and on SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities, the campus is nice, the board scores and match lists are impressive" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. Well, some of the students were a little snobby." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The rotations are chosen for you (by lottery) and you might have to travel your 3rd and 4th years -- not great for those of us with families..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview is with an alumnus, a MSII and professor. The MSII and professor in my group were very friendly and conversational. The alumnus was a little more confrontational... None of the questions were difficult and most were file specific." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

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

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/21/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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