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  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Kansas City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Lots of specific questions about my ECs.. not in a 'grilling' way, just curiosity about them in order to break the ice." Report Response

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

""Do you believe that health care is a right?"" Report Response

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

"Jehovah's Witness family with a child who needs a blood transfusion in order to live." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you believe it should be mandatory for all KUMC MD grads to practice for a year in an underserved area of Kansas?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""What annoys you about other people?" "What do you expect to get out of a career as a physician?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched the various health care bills, state of underserved/rural areas, state of the primary care shortage. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Lots of time to interact with the M2s and ask them questions. The M2s were very candid about their thoughts. The tablets seem to be awesome.." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The stress level was a bit high on my first interview, but I was stumped by the 2 'difficult questions' listed below. Can't blame them for that." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There was no need to go so deep into researching health policy, the questions asked were fairly general." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"First interview is with the member of the adcom who will be presenting your file to the rest of the committee, so you want to be warmed up and ready for that one. I did much better in the second interview - should've been more prepared for the first." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2009

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 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?

10 out of 10

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