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  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Kansas City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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 type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself. What is your background?" Report Response

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

"How do you releive your stress? Do you have any hobbies? " Report Response

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

"Talk about some current ethical issues involving medicine. Do you have any other questions for us? Anything else that you want us to know?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"With regard to euthanasia, I was given scenarios of a patient on/not on a ventilator and asked what a physician should do. What is the family’s part in the decision? Where do we draw the line?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UHS Website, D.O. Mentors" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Curriculum. Case based learning eliminates the need to assimilate all the information learned in the first 2 years of education when the student needs to apply during the clinical education. Also, USMLE and COMLEX exams are case based. You are prepared for these exams from the beginning of your medical education. Students and staff are supportive of the students. They want you to succeed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Pretty small school overall. I am used to a large University. Actual patient contact is pushed back into the 3rd and 4th years. They did not talk about there clinical affiliations much. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I would have liked to know more specifics about the curriculum. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole experience was relaxed and fun. Fellow Interviewee’s all got along great and they are all so intelligent! Interviewers were only interested in me as a person. Their attitude toward me told me I was welcome at their institution. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/11/2002

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