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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?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What is your opinion about embryonic stem cell research?" Report Response

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

"What is your opinion about euthanasia?" Report Response

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

"What if someone asked you to pull the plug?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why KCUMB, why Medicine, why DO? (all in the same question)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When I say the words "ethical issues" what thoughts come to your mind? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, primary/secondary application, school web." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everybody was REALLY happy. Every student said hi to you or introduced themselves, asked questions, looked like they were having a good time, etc. The facilities are excellent, and quite new. The curriculum setup and the small amount of time spent in class, and more free study appealed to me. The area is great, I felt very safe, and I'm from one of the safest towns in the U.S." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Pretty much nothing. If you come in past 12:00am, the KCI airport shuttle is there, but they charge you 40 friggen bucks to the holiday inn because it becomes a personal cab passed 11:50pm. I felt like I bombed my interview pretty bad. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"More about the curriculum, it's pretty sweet. I wish I would have read up on ethical issues, I had no clue." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Shuttle picked us up from the hotel, presentation on KCUMB and Osteopathy, tour of anatomy lab (sweet BTW), good lunch, interviews." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

MCI

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?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/08/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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