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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?

4 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)?

"What was the most memorable part of your clinical experiences?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research project." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A patient requests to have his antibiotic prescription doubled because he believes it to be helpful. How do you deal with this request?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above. What made it difficult is that the D.O. asking it kept insisting that I provide a more detailed answer or explanation." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over application materials. Read articles from Time magazine web site. Reviewed the school website. Studentdoctor.net" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very well organized day. The admissions staff was extremely helpful and friendly. They personally escorted us to each interview and even came to escort us back when the interview was over. Students were all very nice and seemed happy to be helping us. The OMT demonstration was also very nice. They even took us to see the anatomy lab." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. The town is a bit isolated and small, but thats fine with me." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is great. The interviews were not nearly as stressful as I was expecting them to be. Most of the time I felt like they were just trying to get to know me. However, the D.O. that interviewed me was only trying to test my ability to answer questions under pressure. All of the questions asked were pretty standard. Why D.O? Why KCOM? Why do you want to go into medicine? Do you think you can handle medical school?" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/07/2003

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