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  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Des Moines
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Four

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)?

"Name a time you worked with a team and experienced difficulty." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to pursue DO as opposed to MD?" Report Response

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

"Name a time you worked with a team and overcame an obstacle." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They kept reiterating team questions, over and over." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Didn't prepare answers but thought of what may be asked and how I may respond." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities were huge, they share a campus with four clinical programs (DO, DPT, PA, PT)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I didn't feel like the school had tried to recruit us as students as much as other schools had, although they are a great school so maybe they just don't think they need to. The student body was huge, at least it felt big." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"The vibe was different than I expected (less personal) but obviously a great program." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

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

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

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?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 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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