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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"If you had a 19-y.o. girl who wants an abortion come into your office -- what would you do? (I was asked this because of my stance on abortion -- pro-life)" Report Response

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

"How would you deal/solve a conflict with a coworker or supervisor in a clerkship or residency?" Report Response

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

"Take us through the process of how you arrived at your decision to pursue medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What qualities/characteristics do you have that will help you complete the program?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name a time when you have to had a confidence problem and had to overcome it -- what did you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview, read A.T. Still Autobiography" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice facilities, up-to-date" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location of the school - east of downtown and an ugly part of town" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview really was an interview and NOT conversational as so many had said." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They were nice for the most part -- but really did ask questions that are tailored to you. Make sure that you take a personal assessment and look at your weakness and prepare for that, because they will probe the chink in the armor to see how strong it is. They will also pair you with an interviewer that has a background similiar to yours in either experience or interest if possible (i.e. my background was in physiology and was paired with a Physiologist)" 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 is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/02/2006

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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