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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"How do I give/take criticism." Report Response

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

"Asked to explain an unfavorable grade." Report Response

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

"What's the hardest thing I've had to do." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"n/a" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"n/a" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read other feedback here to get question ideas. Did not need mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities and staff are top notch. Campus is clean and parking was not an issue. Amenities like gym and cafeteria were good. As a female, I did not seem outnumbered like I did at other schools. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We were in a room with the other interviewees while we took time interviewing. We had 1.5 hours of downtime while waiting. This seemed like a waste of resources. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"n/a" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Surprised I was not asked the typical why podiatry/DMU questions. Others in the group said the same thing." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

DSM

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?

Airport Fairfield

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2008

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

8 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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

4 out of 10

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