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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"How do you define success?" Report Response

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

"Do you think you will be able to handle the medical school curriculum?" Report Response

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

"Why such a long path to medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Does India have large uranium deposits? (specific to my application)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you define success?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and practice interview with admissions consultants." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are absolutely AMAZING!!! There is a new trauma simulation lab where 1st and 2nd year people can go and practice all they want! Surgical training for pre clinical years is probably the best in the nation!!! I can really picture myself going to school with these students. Everyone was soooo wonderful and inviting. The faculty really seem like they want to teach you and help you out whenever they can." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school, students, and curriculum are amazing. The facilities are world class. However, I don't like the fact that i may have to travel to another state or city to do clinical rotations. I still have appehensions about being discriminated as a DO when it comes to residencies." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school is absolutely amazing. The other schools are gonna have to be mindblowing to get me to go to them if I get accepted to DMU." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

What airport did you use?

N/A

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

N/A

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/04/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 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?

6 out of 10

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