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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Tell us about yourself." Report Response

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

"What did you learn from shadowing?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see healthcare in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Specific question about my extracurricular." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are you doing with your major? (Because the answer is... nothing!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"2 mock interviews, sdn intervew feedback, prepared with others" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school was nice and teaching tools were interesting and seem as if they'd be effective. Students and interviewees were very friendly. If the pool of interviewees are an indication of the incoming class, I would be happy there as (mostly) everyone was friendly and not cutthroat. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That they claim to be a "small school" but boast a very large class ~220. Seems a bit conflicting. Some classes have mandatory attendance. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they give you a portfolio. I carried around two the whole day. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good experience overall. Hope I get in!" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/05/2008

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?

8 out of 10

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

3 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Give information about parking before the interview day. Otherwise they were very helpful." Report Response

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