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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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 me about your family and support system?" Report Response

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

"Why do yoou want to be a physician when you are already practicing medicine, and why osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

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

"How did 9/11 impact or change your life? I said it didn't..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Talked a lot about my experiences, as well as my family. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How did 9/11 effect you? I felt like I really bombed this question and danced around it and in the end I don't know if I even answered it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't prepare as well as I should have. Needed to read a little more about osteopathic, and have my answers about it more succinct." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I really liked the campus and the buildings. A lot of newer buildings and very nice. Students were nice as were the faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location, Location, Location, however I've come to realize that a lot of med schools are in the ghetto. No wireless internet was a big turnoff. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed my time there more than I though I would. I received my interview without submitting a secondary. I was excited to get an interview so early though. I think the education you would receive here would be very good and I like the Genesys program and teaching model. I ended up getting accepted 1 week later via mail. Also they emphasized family a lot during my interview which was very important to me being married with children. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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