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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"Why Osteopathic? Why KCOM? How were you exposed to DO?" Report Response

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

"Mainly about my activities. 60 min. can be a lot to fill, so expect to go over many of your listed activities." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you see a problem with professionalism with todays doctors?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Winged it. Interview are easy as long as you remember what you have done in the past." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school in general is very good. Huge stress on student support services. Extremely family friendly - they encourage families instead of seeing it as undesirable. Very Hi-tech - LOTS of the plastic dummy patient simulators that are used often." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The city. I found it pretty bleak and depressing. Also, the anatomy lab seems quite outdated." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, they get you pretty well prepared." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There is a short presentation in the morning then 2x60min interviews and 1x20min. interview. They are very conversational and do go quickly. Lunch is with some current students and catered by a local cafe - the sandwiches were really good. Fin.aid. presentation in the afternoon followed by a tour. In by 8 out by 3. Very friendly admissions staff and they are very accommodating for those with spouses/little ones." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

06/10/2008

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

2 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?

5 out of 10

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