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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"Anything you did not put in your application that you wish to discuss now? How did you find out about DMU? Why osteopathic medicine? Why DMU?" Report Response

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

"What did you learn from your clinical experience? (2-3 follow ups about this)" Report Response

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

"Did you apply to M.D schools? If you got into no schools, what would you do? What type of physician do you see yourself as?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you got into all the schools you applied to, how would you decide which school to go to?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe an ethical situation and how you delt with it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading SDN boards, past interview questions, practicing with friends, rereading application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly faculty and administration. Students would come over and start conversations with me when I was just sitting by myself." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Weather and cafeteria." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Interview was very conversational." 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?

8 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Des Moines

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2010

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Very quick in responding to emails and very polite." Report Response

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