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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?

6 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?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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 podiatry?" Report Response

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

"Where would I be in 10 years? In other words, what are my goals in life?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did I know that Jesuits were the sword of the Catholic Church? I went to a Franciscan undergrad and got off track with one of the interviewers" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"With my stats why not choose allopathic or osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I did nothing to prepare unless you count watching Scrubs." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, board scores, faculty, students, cost of living, and my generally feeling of comfort." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, I was very impressed." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview is not as bad as you make it in your mind." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A+ school that is leading the way in podiatric medicine." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

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?

Hampton Inn - West Des Moines

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/16/2006

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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