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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"How do you like Kansas City?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about what its like being a student at X?" Report Response

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

"If you were asked to......as a physicain what would you do (ethical question)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The interviewers seened bored. The whole conversation was more like a drill session. Question 1., Question 2. etc....''Why do you want to be a doctor, why Kansas City, tell us about what college is like for you.''Blah, blah, blah..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A basic ethical question...(don't want to be too specific, I was told the school warns students not to post negative feedback." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"On-line review of material. I found out the President of the school is a lawyer who makes close to a million per year. Her actual pay is $948 K per year. No wonder why the tuition increase every year. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students did not seem too stressed out. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The library was very small, the lunch room was a pit. It is only open at lunch Monday-Friday. The menu was very unhealthy, just lots of bugers and fries...uhhh!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The Genesis Model of medical education is more of a marketing ploy then a real affective tool for learning medicine. When I returned and discused my visit with my University Advisor, he encouraged me to look elsewhere. He said, ''if Genesis is so good, why don't other schools use it?'' This made me look at this school a second time. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school was okay. You will receive a big sales pitch. They are really into PR stuff. Overall, it appeared like more of a business then a real medical school.The classes are growing each year so the tuition can support the building projects...which they tell you about all day. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

1 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

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

KCI

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?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/17/2007

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

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