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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?

2 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?

3

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)?

"What did you learn from your posession of alcohol when you were 19?" Report Response

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

"What is the biggest challenge you think you will face while at DMU?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Because I have a business background, they asked if healthcare was a business or a service" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, previous interviews, previous knowledge" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. The big thing was technology. The campus is wireless, they already are using electronic medical records (most schools do not, and it is obviously the future), the tablet pcs, the mp3 format lectures. The anatomy lab was awesome too. flat screens at every cadaver. The attached gym was complete and big, and having the clinic for 3rd year right on campus was great too." 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?

"It seems to me that DMU has decided that being a student and learning is enough of a challenge, so they do everything in their power to make the rest of school easy for you" 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?

In 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?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/31/2008

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They were incredibly helpful. I got an email from my tour guide two days before my interview asking" Report Response

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