Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

8 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?

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)?

"Why DO? Why DMU?" Report Response

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

"Moving away from your family when you have lived with them so long, how will you deal with this?" Report Response

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

"What will you do if you fail a test?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you like teaching others about osteopathic medicine? Could you see yourself getting involved in pre-SOMA at DMU? (from an activity in my file)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is an ethical challenge that you have faced and how did you deal with it? What did you learn from it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"awesome facilities, students are friendly and seem genuinely happy to be there, non-competitive atmosphere, ability to TA classes, cost of living, the Des Moines area is surprisingly pleasant" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"clinical rotations in the past were all away from Des Moines, but now they are establishing a lot of opportunities in the Des Moines area" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school is awesome and really impressed me." 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Omaha, NE

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/11/2008

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?

7 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?

8 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?

9 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //