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  • University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pikeville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"Tell us about yourself." Report Response

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

"How will you handle medical school and raising a child/marriage?" Report Response

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

"Explain your lower than average MCAT score." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Two patients need a heart transplant. One is 80 and the other is 18. Who should receive the transplant? Then the interviewer added that the 18 was an alcoholic and drug abuser. Who should receive the transplant under those conditions?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""Tell us about yourself." It was difficult because I was not prepared for such a broad topic. I was nervous and so rambled a bit, which made it difficult. However, the question loosened me up for the remainder of the interview." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read SDN, reviewed the school brochure and read books about Osteopathic Medicine." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, faculty and students. Everything was great and the students were happy.....a very good indicator of how good the school is. The students were also very helpful with answering questions (some very silly questions) and giving us pointers." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a relaxed environment and everyone was very helpful. Any interview will include a little nervous jitters, but once I got past that I felt no stress. The interviewers smiled and were very friendly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/26/2003

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