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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"If you had to name one reason why you wanted to be a doctor, what would it be and why?" Report Response

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

"They pulled a lot of questions from my file. Asked questions about the research I had conducted, my EC's and leadership activities and how they would help me in medical school and as a doc." Report Response

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

"If you applied to and were accepted into 15 medical schools, where would you go and what would be the criteria on which your decision would be made?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"question 3" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think it is ethical for parents to choose an embryo that is a match for one of their other children for the purpose of using that embryo/child's bone marrow to treat the disease the older child has?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read the website, read through my primary and secondary apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus was nice (even though it was raining) and the students spent an extended period of time with us compared to other schools I have been to." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost of attendance, fact that they didn't have stats for their pass rates on COMLEX" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Approximately 87% of the people who are interviewed are accepted (sucks for the 13% that don't get in...). Chill out and be yourself." 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?

2-3 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

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?

02/11/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Put a Powerpoint together that includes all the information you share in the introduction. I didn't" Report Response

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