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  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Des Moines
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"How would you fix the doctor shortage in rural areas?" Report Response

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

"What is your opinion about diversity in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you failed your first test?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What scares you the most about med school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think DOs are better than MDs (with MD as one of my interviewers)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock Interview, books, SDN, internet, other students who interviewed, and DMU website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The technology is amazing and the students were very friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview. All day I had heard that it was going to be laid back and friendly. It was not! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That not all interviews are laid back and friendly. Though I was warned at lunch by a student, who saw my list of interviewers, that not all are laid back and friendly. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I received my acceptance 6 days later. I am also planning on going to DMU because it is an amazing school (besides the three interviewers)." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/6/2007

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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