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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?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"Why medicine, osteopathy, KCUMB? (all one question)" Report Response

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

"Explain a difficult time during college and how you got through it. How would you apply that lesson to your future as a medical student?" Report Response

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

"Explain your physics grades. (specific to me, I realize, but important nonetheless for any who have a couple not so stellar performances. be ready to explain!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing was really interesting. I was asked to name, but not discuss, 3 hot topics facing medicine today. I thought the lack of discussion was weird. Any idiot can name issues." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked what someone might say are my #1 strengths and weaknesses. Also explaining a certain Physics grade on my transcript. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The curriculum is systems-based which is cool, the facilities seem nice and modern, and the patient-simulator lab that will be up and running in August sounded pretty bad-ass. The whole day was laid back. Proximity to Kansas City. Parking." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Campus literally in the middle of f-ing nowhere, with nothing (grocery stores, coffee shops, restaraunts, etc) other than a 7-11 near by. Very very small campus and coming from a big 10 university, I'm not used to that. Relocating in 2 years for clinicals. The "apartments" across the street from campus are like glorified dorms. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Small campus, with nothing around it but old dillapidated neighborhoods. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very informative. They definitely have a vested interest in being your choice of school. They take the time to make sure you know everything you can about the school. " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

mci

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?

Quarterage

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/07/2006

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?

2 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

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