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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?

3 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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"You struggled early on in school. What makes you sure that you can succeed in medical school?" Report Response

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

"What was the most interesting case/patient you saw/worked with in your clinical experience?" Report Response

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

"What have you done in your time since graduating?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Convince the medical student in the room that it is rewarding to practice medicine Jail Health services (I worked in a county jail -- they will probe your experiences!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What will you do if you see a fellow student cheating on an exam?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Staff enthusiasm, student friendliness & enthusiasm. Also the community mission to maintain academic excellence, clinical aptitude and humanistic physicians." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You shouldn't forget your rental car at your hotel, and fly across the country : )" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole package, and it feels like ME. Hopefully you too." 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

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?

Heartland Airport Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/22/2010

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?

9 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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