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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

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years, tell me the ONE thing you want me to know (that's not in the application), tell me your life story up until now." Report Response

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

"Why D.O. and not M.D." Report Response

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

"How do you handle stress, questions about volunteer and work experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing out of the ordinary. Interview was extremely conversational. Grades/MCAT were not mentioned. In fact, I don't think the file was even opened." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"n/a" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read up on osteopathic philosophy, read interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students and staff are extremely friendly and supportive toward each other. School is accommodating for families and spouses. The new OMM lab was very nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. The town was a little larger than expected (but by no means is it a big town). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"there is an airport in Kirksville (though it's really small)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was able to get a feel for the town and I really enjoyed it. The entire community is very friendly. I live in a town of 4 million now, but would not hesitate to live in K'ville for a few years." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

KMCI

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2009

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?

3 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?

9 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?

9 out of 10

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