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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Are you happy with you MCAT score?" Report Response

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

"What other schools have you applied to, and how can we convince you to choose DMU?" Report Response

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

"Have you thought about our dual degree program, DO/MPH or DO/MHA?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you not want us to know about you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you plan to use your practice to address today's health care issues?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewing my essay and application, reading health-related news" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities seem impressive with state-of-the-art technology and a comfortable environment." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't like that they supply students with laptops, because I'd rather use my own instead using my tuition to pay for that program." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview asked about dual DO/MPH or DO/MHA degrees, which I hadn't known much about." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My group consisted of about 15 interviewees. The day started with registration 8-8:30, then introductions with Dr. Mueller, followed by a viewing of the Sim Lab. We heard about some special programs, such as opportunities to go abroad, and visited with OMM fellows. DMU provided lunch with current DMU students, and the afternoon consisted of campus tours and interviews. All the people I met were incredibly helpful and open about their experiences." 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

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?

11/30/2007

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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

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