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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?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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, two profs and an MS2

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)?

"Why medicine, DMU, and DO?" Report Response

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

"What are your study habits?" Report Response

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

"What kind of dogs do you have?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why else do you want to be a DO?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"All the questions were very easy if you have thought out reasoning for the way you think." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN. Yeah Baby!!!!!" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were nice, the students were friendly, and the staff rocked. I was floored by how much I liked it. This is at the top of my list now." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lots of clinical roations are away. Which is sad but a very real part of any medical education." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They give you a binder so don't bring anything. Break in your new dress shoes. Have fun because this place kicks hiney." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"DMU is a great school, in a great place, for a great cost. If I get scholarship, I'm all in like playing heads up with pocket aces." 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?

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

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?

Marriot, ten minute drive

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/02/2010

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?

8 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. They have always been timely and forth coming with information when requested." Report Response

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