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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 did you apply to KCOM?" 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)?

"How would your parents feel about you moving so far away? (probably because I went to undergrad close to where I grew up)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What motivates you to get up every morning?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You really blew the MCAT. What happened?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How nice everyone was! When I walked in, someone immediately greeted me and offered to take my coat. The admissions counselors were all extremely nice. Also, one of the professors that interviewed me came in later in the day just to say hi to everyone and chat." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Kirksville is very small, which I'm ok with because I come from a town the same size, but I was disappointed that it's not close at all to anywhere bigger! Also, lunch was not good, a sandwich and chips. I would suggest eating a good breakfast!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The school is actually bigger than I thought it'd be. I also didn't realize how well known the school is and how highly regarded the students are. They get accepted into some pretty impressive residencies." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You actually have 3 interviews, 2 1-hour interviews with a professor or faculty member and 1 short 15 minute interview with an admissions counselor. They are no big deal. They really just want to talk to you. One of my interviewers talked so long that they had to come and get me to go to my next interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

STL

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/21/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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