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  • A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Kirksville
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?

60+ 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 me the most significant experiences you have had regarding your extra-curriculars?" Report Response

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

"How do you study for a course?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about a challenging situation you have been in." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did you learn about osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really as the interviews are more like a conversation." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Know your application and your experiences and of course the history of Osteopathic medicine as this is the founding school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and faculty. All so nice! The students all know each other and have a strong bond and a sense of community with the staff. They were genuinely happy and sincere in answering questions. Everybody was really helpful. Very impressed with high board scores including higher USMLE scores than the allopathic average!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Kirksville...small town in the middle of nowhere. No diversity." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I'm glad I stayed with a student. Stay with a student if you interview here! You learn alot more about student life at KCOM." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The facilities are great. This school is really into OMM, as well as the history of osteopathic medicine. The interview is very relaxed and conversational. Faculty interviewers are nice and non-confrontational. You feel wanted! Everyone is helpful all day long." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2002

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