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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?

1 out of 10

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?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1 DPM, 1 student

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)?

"Explain a time that you had to be reliable." Report Response

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

"If you were unable to worth in a healthcare field, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Explain a time that you worked as part of a group and how you were successful in that group." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you feel as though your MCAT score is a good indication of your success in a doctoral program?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain a time that you overcame a failure." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Compiled a list of "interview feedback" questions from SDN, read everything on the DMU website, and stayed up-to-date with healthcare news and politics a week prior to my interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The technology and size of the school, the honesty and attitudes of the students, the positive character of my interviewers, recorded lectures, the Midwest small-town feel, safe location in the city, the overall reputation of the school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not negative-- but the rigor of the curriculum is intimidating (as expected, and as it should be!) and the students are totally honest about how tough it is." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There isn't really a breakfast provided, but you're to nervous to eat anyway. You're starved by lunch time though! (Which is after the interviews)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I couldn't be happier that I'll be attending DMU next fall!!" 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

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

October 15 2015

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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