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  • University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pikeville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

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?

40 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)?

"Tell me about your path to get here. " Report Response

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

"Why DO and why Pikeville" Report Response

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

"Where else did you apply? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There were the basic requisite questions of course, but after that, the rest of the interview was very conversational, so nothing really out of the ordinary. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There was really nothing difficult. This was by far the most conversational interview I've attended. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, personal statement and secondary essay. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It was a very warm atmosphere. Students seemed to interact very comfortably with faculty. This seemed like a very family friendly place, which is important to me. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I would like to have gotten more information about the curriculum, clinical rotations, and cost of attendance. Facilities aren't as new and shiny as some other places, though there seems to be a solid focus on giving the student all the resources they need to succeed. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the whole campus is built into the side of a mountain. You could easily drive past the school because it's about 200 feet above the road. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This interview experience was quite different from the others I've been to. They're really mission focused which to me is a good thing. Clinical training seems to be moving in a positive direction with the addition of standardized patients and planned expansion of clinical training facilities. They like to throw around the word family here, but it didn't seem like they were blowing smoke. I really got that familial vibe from students and faculty. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2009

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?

5 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 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?

3 out of 10

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