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  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Des Moines
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"How do you deal with difficult situations?" Report Response

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

"How do you know that the medical profession is right for you? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you think that DMUCOMS is a place where you can succeed and be happy?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None of the questions were very difficult. However, the one to look out for is when they ask you why you want to be a doctor of osteopathic medicine. The interviewers payed very close attention to my response." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went through two mock interviews and used internet resources to find tips and feedback from other students. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff really seems to care about students and their concerns. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"An A+ experience! If you are looking for a school that is both well-respected and dedicated to student success then DMU is your place. However, they are very serios about the osteopathic philosophy so be sure you know and can explain clearly why you are interested in osteopathic medicine and whay makes it different from other medical approaches. " Report Response

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