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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?

2 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)?

"The obvious ones: Why Osteopathic Medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why KCOM?" Report Response

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

"What was your most difficult decision/experience?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I was to ask your best friend about you, what would he say about you? What would he say is your most notable strength? Your biggest weakness?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really, maybe if I felt that research would play a significant role in my career. I responded no, so she asked why not." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over my application materials, researched their website, read interview feedback on SDN and interviewed myself on my 11 hour drive there, talked to current students on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Oh man.......everything. The school has done so much to assist their students in succeeding in school. They are incorporating innovative learning modalities, awesome opportunities for rotations in several states, Still Well Program, opportunities for early clinical experiences, extremely friendly and enthusastic admissions staff, faculty, students, etc. Good facilities and excellent computer connections. High pass rates, highly recognized. They also set you up with students to stay with if you want. Everything!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Maybe the small town, but hey, that is where we are all planning on practicing anyway right? " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Anatomy program is like in the top 1% of all medical schools in the nation....it is gonna be tough, and I haven't taken anatomy yet, so I will be soon!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pretty much covered everything. As was stated in the previous post, they let you know REAL fast. I interviewed on Monday and found out on Wednesday." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2003

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