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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor, why not PA, why not army medic..." Report Response

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

"What would you do if you fail out of my biochem class? And if that didn't work? And if that didn't work? And then what?" Report Response

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

"Tell me something about you that is not on your application, what have you been doing since you wrote this?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If Pres. Obama called you and asked about the one thing you would do to change healthcare, what would it be?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback, read school's website, reviewed application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice facilities, prepares students well for clinical rotations." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No affiliated hospital." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Mostly relaxed interview. One professor, one clinician, and one student interview one applicant at a time." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/12/2010

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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