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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?

20 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)?

"Name a time when you had to balance multiple things, and how did you manage?" Report Response

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

"Talk about a time you struggled with confidence, and how did you overcome it?" Report Response

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

"You applied for MD/DO in the past. Why podiatry now, instead?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you couldn't do anything in healthcare, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talk about a time when you were asked to do something you were uncomfortable with, and how did you respond?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Des Moines is an interesting, nice, clean city. DMU has very nice facilities, and the students all raved about their decision to attend there. The dean went more in depth on their 100% residency placement and their 90+% first time taker boards pass rate, and that's extremely impressive to me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school! If accepted, I think it will be my number one choice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Des Moines International

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?

Holiday Inn Airport

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

October 17, 2016

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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 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?

No Response

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