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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Asked about my extracurriculars. Why Kansas." Report Response

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

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

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

"ethical question about assisted suicide." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why Kansas...I'm from a big city on the east coast and I think it was quite hard to convince people about my intentions for applying." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, spoke with current students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They had a social for the minority students. They have a very good financial package. They have a good amount of underrepresented minority students and they are working on increasing the numbers. This was my first time in Kansas and I thought the city was pretty nice. i also met a student at the minority social who was willing to host me for the rest of my stay." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Out of state students can't pay resident tuition after a year. There didn't seem to be a nice spacious place place to study on campus, the study places seemed rather constricted." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The out of state tuition policy" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved my first interviewer, he seemed down to earth and I just enjoyed the conversation. The first interview was open file. The second interview was closed file and it was two on one. This was my first two on one interview and I found it quite difficult. I also wasn't getting very positive vibes from the interviewers...although they did crack a few jokes in the beggining." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

KCI

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2005

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

5 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?

6 out of 10

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