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  • Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
  • Podiatry 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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

Two

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)?

"What is one of your weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"What has been one of you most difficult trials?" Report Response

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

"How will you contribute to this school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Could you see yourself living in Des Moines?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, listen to podcasts." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Huge campus. Great Facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They didn’t answer my questions very well in the interview. The interviewers refused to say what the school could improve on. Felt like they were hiding something." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How boring the city is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school! The dean was friendly and very helpful. Just is not where I would want to live for four years." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Motel 6

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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?

1 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

4 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?

"Be more upfront about what is required. Update your website with required materials before application opens up." Report Response

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