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  • A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Kirksville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"What was the last non-academic book you read and what was it about?" Report Response

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

"If you couldn't be a physician, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"If there was one thing about your college experience that you would change, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think your experience working for a drug company will help you as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are the two largest ethical issues facing medicine right now?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my submissions, reviewed their brochures/curriculum. I also practiced interview questions with my dad." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school's dedication to student well-being and success. The staff all seemed friendly and helpful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Location! Kirksville is not what I'm used to. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The heavy emphasis placed on OMM vs. other specialties. Also, I wish I had known how friendly they were - it would have decreased my anxiety." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I was impressed. What the school lacks in cultural exposure, it gains in dedication to its students. Besides, 3 and 4th year rotations are done elsewhere (michigan, arizona, utah, colorado, pennsylvania, florida). I stayed with a student, he seemed quite happy. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

4-6 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?

STL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2007

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

6 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?

2 out of 10

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