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  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Kansas City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"Why do you want to become a physician?" Report Response

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

"How do you think we should address preventative diseases such as obesity and diabetes?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your favorite class in college?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A colleague fudges the hematocrit numbers of a patient during your ER rounds a few years from now. You ask your colleague about the discrepancy, but they admit to nothing. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practiced a lot of general "traditional" questions I found on the internet and through advisors. Tried to be comfortable with the interview process so that my answers sounded genuine, and not rehearsed. Worked on feeling confident, and excited." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The entire administration and all of the students love their school. It is one school that really does feel like everyone is open to helping each other become the best physician possible. Doesn't feel cutthroat, or stuffy. Feels like a great place to learn medicine your way, and know you have plenty of support." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much. I'm from the area, so the urban setting is normal for me. I can see how this might be a negative for others. Otherwise, it's a great school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"All of the questions they were going to ask! Ha! I made a few visits before my interview, and have known about the school my whole life, so there weren't many surprises." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"KU is a great place to learn medicine. The people are friendly, and supportive. The goal is for YOU to be your best, and not worry about everyone else. A big emphasis on keeping Kansas residents in-state, which for me at least is a plus. Overall an exciting place to be, and you feel at home within the first few minutes of being there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/06/2013

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 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?

8 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?

No Response

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