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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"How would you deal with the stresses of medical school?" Report Response

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

"Why DO medicine?" Report Response

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

"They asked me to explain and elaborate on a low grade or two." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If God called you on the phone and asked for one piece of advise for improving healthcare in America, what would it be?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New facilities, nice faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Gym was weak, most of the students looked depressed (more than usual)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The optional tour at the end of the interview is a waste of time. If you are tight on time, you'll miss nothing if you skip it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The new facilities gave the entire program a luster and shine what is hard to compare, but some of the basic thing ( Somewhat extreme emphysis on OMM, huge class sizes) groud you. Well balanced program, I wouldn't cross the country for it, but if your local or in the midwest it is a fine option." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/25/2010

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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