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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"We talked about my academic history. They asked about what I would do if I found myself struggling in the change to medical school." Report Response

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

"Talked about my file. What do you do outside of studying/extra curriculars?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you didn't get into medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How I would deal if I found I was struggling in med school." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on the school, reviewed my application and essays, thought about generic interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities and how friendly everyone was! I love the Sim Labs!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cornfields surrounding Des Moines." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview would have been so laid back." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I would be very happy to attend this school. The laptops every student gets look really nice. I definitely recommend staying at the Heartland Inn near the airport, decent rooms at an awesome price with free shuttle to the airport and to the school!" 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Des Moines International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2008

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 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?

8 out of 10

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