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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Why medicine, why DO?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"How will you pick where you go if you are accepted to multiple schools?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"from file - about how much to trust patients" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"from file - about how i got along with someone i didn't ask for a letter from" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN feedback, stayed with a student, emailed with current student, read KCUMB website, read book on DOs read book on medical ethics" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"high tech campus. nearly *smell-less* anatomy lab. students seemed happy. factulty seem to really be there to teach (rather than research, etc) and are very open door." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"im worried about getting shipped off somewhere i dont want to go for 3rd year rotations. also, im not sure that socially the school is a good fit for me (lots of small town, midwestern kids, lots of folks with families already)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the school is *NOT* in a bad neighborhood and the traffic in kc is *NOT* bad (compaired to any other city)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"into talk from dean, tour with a group of students, question session with students, continue tour, lunch, financial aid/white coat fitting/interviews, free to go." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

MCI

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/20/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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