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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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? Why KCUMB? Why D.O.?" Report Response

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

"Do you think that some of your classmates' lack of true clinical experience would hold you back?" Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress? What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Is there a specific instance that made you realize ''Wow, I really want to do medicine''?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were too difficult, just talked about my application. Both of the interviewers were very easygoing and actually fun to talk to." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through my application, SDN, KCUMB website, spoke with alumni." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student's and faculty's enthusiasm about the school, its curriculum, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the buildings seem a little worn down, and the surrounding neighborhood was...interesting." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I stayed at a hotel downtown, about 5 minutes from the school...Do you know how hard it was to try and find any sort of food at 10 pm in downtown Kansas City?!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The entire day was relaxing; there was always staff around to help, and make you comfortable. The tour guides were very enthusiastic and seemed to genuinely care 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?

7 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

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?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/25/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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