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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 about your shadowing experience impressed you positively, and what impressed you negatively?" Report Response

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

"Please explain your sophomore year grades. (In a tenure of straight A's and B's, I had 3 C's in that semester, and only that semester)." Report Response

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

"How did you study for the MCAT to get the score you got? (31)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"DMU is not the easiest school by any means, so why did you choose it, and what's another example of something in your life that you chose the hard path when it wasn't required?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"DMU is not the easiest school by any means, so why did you choose it, and what's another example of something in your life that you chose the hard path when it wasn't required?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over this site, read my application, and practiced answering questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Extremely technologically advanced campus, at the forefront of podiatric study." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A. Interview was a bit stressful, but that's not really the fault of the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience." 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?

7+ 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 airport (is there more than 1?)

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Heartland Inn @ the airport.

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/19/10

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?

8 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?

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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None, the admissions process went completely smoothly, professionally, and efficiently." Report Response

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