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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 us about yourself? Tell us about the support system you had in college. " Report Response

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

"How do you deal with stress?" Report Response

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

"Medical school is hard work. How will you successfully adjust?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your support system." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself. What do you like to do for fun? Why osteopathic medicine? Why Kansas City? (All one question!) He told me to talk about myself for about 10 minutes." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"KCUMB website, review my applications, this website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are really awesome and LOVE being at the school. They couldn't stop talking about how great it was. They also stress the importance of family. People can come in married, with children, expecting, and they provide a very welcoming environment. One couple is able to bring their infant to class with them. The school made arrangements to have the lectures projected into a special room for them. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"All the walking. Please wear comfortable shoes (I didn't)! There is quite a bit of touring. And they take you down the street to look at their apartment building (totally unnecessay). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the airport is really really far from the school. My flight got in late (midnight), so I had to rent a car. I got soooo lost! Try to get good directions ahead of time if you are driving. The freeway system there is so confusing! I ended up in Kansas!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was pretty good. The interview is VERY low pressure. I am a very nervous person, and even I was comfortable. They just ask you about yourself. No real ethical questions or anything. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2004

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