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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why do you want to be a physician?" Report Response

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

"What are the top five reasons you want to go to this school?" Report Response

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

"Do you like being involved in sports medicine research?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the biggest problem in health care?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I wasn't asked any difficult questions. All the questions were the generic ''why do you want to be a doctor, why do you want to go here'' etc. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, looked over essays written for application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They have amazing facilities to train you to be a physician that can communicate well with patients, everyone at the school was very enthusiastic to be there, their teaching faculty is full time, the system based learning curriculum. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Compared to other school locations, Kansas City is not the funnest place to be. They also have a very large class size (around 300ish)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't be nervous about this interview! If you have an interview, it is very likely you will be accepted." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great interview experience. It was my first med school interview, and I found out yesterday that I was accepted! Everyone is nice, the campus is small (which can be good or bad, depending on what you want), there is housing across the street that is very affordable and nice, and they have a fantastic program. And while it is in a poorer area of town, I felt completely safe there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

MCI

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Quarterage

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2007

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?

4 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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