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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why do I want to be a doctor, what events in my life led me to this, etc" Report Response

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

"Explain and defend the two opposing viewpoints on assisted suicide." Report Response

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

"What am I looking for in a medical school to attend?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One interviewer asked if I would recommend that his daughters play lacrosse (I played lacrosse middle school through college)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The first one, because it was my first question at my first interview so I was terribly nervous..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, read KCUMB's website, researched and thought about healthcare and ethical issues, and asked my student host about her experience." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone seems very supportive and nice, the campus actually feels like a little campus, the facilities are all very new, the faculty and staff seem to make students their number one priority, and I like the integrated curriculum." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The neighborhood around the school isn't the greatest (but you can say that about a lot of schools), and I'm not sure how I feel about having to leave KC for rotations (there are good and bad things about it)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The worst part was waiting in the "student lounge" to get interviewed, because that's when the nerves had time to build up." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, a very good experience, especially for my first interview. I recommend staying with a student because you can ask tons of questions the night before, stay in the apartment building located across the street from campus, and get an idea of what KCUMB is really like. " 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

Kansas City International

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2008

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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