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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 Dmu?" Report Response

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

"Why DO? " Report Response

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

"Specifics on my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The cozy building reminded me of Gryffindor with its color scheme. I really liked the technology they possessed in terms of birthing mother, and also their excellent dedication towards OMM." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Less structured 3rd and 4th year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they give you an awesome binder!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really really really loved the faculty here. The students were kinda eh compared to NSU / WesternU where I recently interviewed. They were just like "blah... yeah it's all good here.." If only there was a school with the faculty from Iowa, Facilities and campus from NSU, and location in California..... Man that would be perfect. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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+

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?

Candlewood suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2009

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?

4 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?

10 out of 10

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