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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?

10 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)?

"Why medicine and why DO?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time when you interacted with people who held different views than you did." Report Response

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

"Tell us about a time when you tried your hardest and still failed." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Specific question about an experience of mine" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, 500 question interview doc from the premed subreddit, reviewed my app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The atmosphere and everyone I interacted with were super laid back and chill, great facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't stress about this interview lol" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school overall, probably the best DO school when you factor in facilities, atmosphere, student body, cost of living, and match results" Report 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?

4-6 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?

DSM

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn by the airport. Was pretty much what you would expect from a cheap 2-3 star hotel. Had an iron in the room, and breakfast from 4AM which was all I really needed

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 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?

8 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" Report Response

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