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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"How I got to that point in life where I would be applying to osteopathic colleges, and in particular KCUMB." Report Response

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

"Describe three major health care issues and then pick one and elaborate more and offer possible solutions." Report Response

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

"A question about how my parents influenced me, which I had stated in my personal statement." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions about my work experience " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed ethical topics online, reviewed my essay and experiences, went to bed early the night before" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities including the anatomy lab and the simulation labs, the students, the availability of lecture handouts and audio versions of lectures, the residency match rates, rotation opportunities, and the faculty" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The surrounding neighborhood, though with it being in a big city I wouldn't use it as an excuse to not go there. There are plenty of nice areas to live in with a quick commute." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How I would be a bit tired in the afternoon for my interview from the presentations and the tour that took place that morning. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day started with a presentation about KCUMB and the background of osteopathic medicine. Approximately 20 people were in the interviewee group. The group then met with 5 or 6 KCUMB students for an open question and answer session. A tour was given and interviewees met back in the cafeteria for lunch with students. Interviews followed. I had toured the campus once before and I am still very impressed with what KCUMB has to offer." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/08/2007

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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