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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Why D.O.? " Report Response

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

"Why a doctor? " Report Response

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

"Specific questions to my application." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. The interviewers just had a relaxed conversation with me. However, there were 20 different interviewers (10 groups of 2) that interviewed ~33 applicants." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read my application, recited my answers to some questions in a mirror, and read up on KCUMB's history, research, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The nice facilities, the fact that they do a lot of research, have good residency placements, the Genesis curriculum seemed to be extremely effective." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The anatomy lab was not that great (very small). The entering class size is 250! Wow. Also, the simulated patients were not that high tech, but they had a lot of them. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I enjoyed my interview. The city is a plus. I don't know how well the rotations are though in 3rd and 4th year. They say that they are good. Still finding out. The interview was laid back, I know everyone says this, but trust me! They want to know you more as a person. You would not be interviewing there if they didn't think you were a good fit already for their school. Good luck!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express (Westport)

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2008

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

8 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

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None here, but I heard that some people have a lot of trouble with the admissions office. I didn't" Report Response

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