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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 instead of MD?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time that you received feedback from a manager that you did not necessarily agree with." Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time when somebody came to you with a problem that you empathized with." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a time when you had to have an uncomfortable conversation with someone. How did it turn out?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time when you did not get along with a peer or co-worker. How did you overcome this?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, research about the school, and reaching out to current DMU DO students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facility is large and beautiful, very sunny and conducive to a positive learning environment. Everything seems relatively new." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cafeteria seems to be decently expensive." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish that I had done some research on the interviewers themselves to facilitate a better dialogue that wasn't so one-way during my interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was a fantastic school overall! The community and the city of Des Moines in general is beautiful and very clean, with nearby affordable apartments." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Des Moines International Airport

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?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

10 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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