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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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 think you and your family will deal with you relocating? What will your husband do?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Why DO? " Report Response

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

"What is an ethical issue you encountered in a health care setting and how did you deal with it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was surprised by the persistent questions about my family and how my husband will deal with relocating to Des Moines. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over my application, read over my secondary essay questions, and went online to find a list of sample med school interview questions. practiced with family" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"mannequins. definitely a plus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"their acceptance process. financial aid talk was not too impressive" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"acceptance process." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was not sure what I thought about this school, but if you are unsure I would highly recommend going just to see the campus and meet students. It had a positive impact on my impression of the school. I have been accepted and would be honored to attend DMU, but I am still interviewing at other schools. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Give applicants more infomration on your acceptance process (ie: amouint due upon acceptance, when i" Report Response

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