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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"If you were an advisor to the president, what advice would you give him on Iraq?" Report Response

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

"How did you come to be interested in medicine? (I'm starting to think they ask this question everywhere.)" Report Response

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

"Did the students and admissions people describe our Genesis curriculum? (Genesis is a new case-based learning style: the dying patient, the ulcer patient, etc. They introduce a common complaint and then describe the symptoms, diagnosis, imaging, pharmacology, etc. for that particular problem--very practical!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Is there anything you (the applicant) were hoping we would ask you about? They made sure that I got the opportunity to tell them everything about myself that I had hoped to be able to." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult, I was very lucky..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Visited the school several times, sdn, the usual stuff." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Excellent social atmosphere, students love their school, very friendly place to be." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Student lounge is a little small for class sizes of over 200." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Interview is very, very casual...was actually fun." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UHSCOM is an excellent institution and I encourage anyone remotely interested in osteopathic medicine to check it out." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/09/2002

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