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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about your grades." Report Response

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

"What will you do if you don't get in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I work in a pharmacy, so they asked me a hypothetical question about dispensing an incorrect dose of Coumadin, and the patient came back with an INR that was fine. They wanted to know if I would tell the patient." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In Missouri, there was an amendment on the ballot to protect human cloning from being banned under the guise of promoting stem cell research. They asked me if I had seen the commercials and how I felt about the debate." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Interview Feedback. Searched the internet for common interview questions and wrote down answers to them. I rehearsed the answers I wrote, and then did a mock interview with my university's career center." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the staff and students. The state of the art facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The immaturity of the student ambassadors. Especially one of the girls; she had a nose ring. This is unprofessional to say the least. Also, the exhorbitant tuition and deposits." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The streets around the Quarterage Hotel are insane. All one way, not at right angles, none going the way you want, and all under construction." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pretty low pressure. No questions I didn't expect after a thorough review of the resources on the internet." 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 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?

09/28/2006

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

9 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?

6 out of 10

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