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  • University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pikeville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Tell us something that you've been doing since you submitted your secondary application." Report Response

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

"They asked a lot of questions about the grad program I've been doing." Report Response

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

"The ethical question" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What change happened in my life that I did so much better in grad school than undergrad? What was funny about this was that they asked the same question when I interviewed at LECOM. They looked at me funny when I laughed at the question, then I had to explain why I was laughing." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They asked an ethical question. They short version of the question is: you're short on supplies and you need to choose between a junkie and a pillar of society which will get to use your one and only resparator?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SNMA mock interview, I had taken a two hour prep-course" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the students and the friendliness toward my husband. It was a beautiful day the day I interviewed. The hospital in town is freaking amazing! It looked like some imperial station in Star Wars or something" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The people in the town are REALLY slow. I think we sat in the drive through at the McD's for a half hour (fast food my a$$). The campus is on the side of a mountain. The school colors are orange and black. As a Steelers fan I don't know if I can go to a school with Bengal's colors." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"ummm....They hadn't received my recent letters of recommendation, they had been using my letters from when I applied 2 years ago. Meanwhile, I had asked admissions there to tell me what letters they had received twice a few weeks before my interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very pleasant. Pikeville is not a town for everyone. I asked a few students what they don't like about the school and over and over the response had something to do with the town, not the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ 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?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

we stayed in Charlestown, WV a few hours away

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/02/2007

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

5 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?

3 out of 10

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