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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"What books are you reading?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"What is going to be the hardest part about being a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you deal with a patent care situations where you are incompetent?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In 25 words or less, fix the healthcare crisis." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Lots of SDN, practice interview, reviewed DMU materials, Explored the website" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"class happy, no serious complaints, new facilities, no strict attendance, mp3 and ppt lectures online, computer and ipod covered by tuition, Huge clinic on campus, great gym, cheap rent nearby." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"winter snow can be really harsh, large classroom sizes, yr. 3 clinicals will be in Iowa. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was blown away. this school really has it's stuff together." 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?

4-6 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?

Des Moines Airport

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?

super 8 (super classy)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2009

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

1 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?

4 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"DMU Rocks!" Report Response

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