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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

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)?

"Start by saying anything that was not covered or has occured since your interview" Report Response

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

"Describe rural medicine" Report Response

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

"What do you think your first year of medical school will be like?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What causes/charities I support" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"1) To describe rural medicine 2) Explain what I liked about a class the interviewer found interesting, he picked a gen ed government course I had to take. The honest answer would have been nothing, the class was early, boring, and a review of Am. Gov. from high school" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, research the schools, wikipedia" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities at DMU are top notch, a top of the line laptop and PDA are included in you tutition" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Student ambassador loved being at the school but didnt seem to keen on interacting with us" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Des Moines is a really cool town" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Open ended questions that focused on my ideas not as much as me as a person as my other interviews did" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Renaissance-Savery

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/27/2008

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

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

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?

8 out of 10

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