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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?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

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)?

"How can we correct the insurance problem (all the people without insurance)?" Report Response

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

"Why will a hospital or practice pick you vs a foreign trained doctor who they can pay less? " Report Response

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

"What do you think about the doc in a box clinics they are setting up in Walmart's?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"About stem cell research, which had just been passed in the state of missouri a few days before." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"RANDOM questions about foreign professionals workin in the states and inurance, the questions werent that hard but they were all strung together AWFULLY! And the interviewer got lost in his own question and though I answered wrong- CALLED ME UNPATRIOTIC, umm he was foreign.... strange to say the least. (I was called unpatriotic because I believe in people working for a living instead of med student wives staying home collecting WIC, food stamps and free insurance while I chose to work and pay for it!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked to friends who are in medical school, researched websites including this and the admissions staff." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The M.D who interviewed me during my physician interview- Uh she is an M.D. interviewing candidates for a D.O. school needless to say she couldnt answer any questions from experience. And that I had this awful foreign professor who just wanted to make someone sweat. He asked all kinds of foreign doctors in the US questions and basically tried to get me to trash that happening (hes foreign), could hardly understand him and NOT ONE question had to do with me or my file AT ALL!!!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known who I was interviewing with, I would have changed days!! 2 of my 3 were horrible at interviewing candidate, one had only worked for the school a few months. It was sorta sad, I got screwed on that part." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was okay. I had done a lot of volunteer work and job shadowing so I think that shown through, even though I dont think my interviewers were great I dont feel I did bad, I just wouldnt wish them on anyone!" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

What airport did you use?

IRK

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

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