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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3, two PhD professors and a M2

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 brings you here?" Report Response

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

"tell us about X?" Report Response

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

"what do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why DO? Are you applying to both MD and DO and don't care which you get into as long as you become a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none, it was very conversational, more discussion of specifics to my application, some discussion entirely off topic too!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, review of school, review of app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Wow, I was NOT expecting anything special about DMU, but I was impressed from top to bottom, from the facilities, the people, the technology, their willingness to help you get to where ever you want to go in medicine, the exercise facilities, the cost of living in Des Moines... I've been to a lot of schools both MD and DO and this was the most impressive school overall." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing, I've read alot of interview feedbacks, but I mean it, the school has very little drawbacks, if anything is its distance from your hometown, unless you are from Desmoines :)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The inteview is the very last part of the day" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/26/2010

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?

5 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?

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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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