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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?

10 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)?

"Interview 1: Basic questions such as Why KCOM? Why DO? Did you apply anywhere else? Other than KCOM, what is your top choice and why? What do you do for fun? Greatest weakness? How would someone at your work describe you? Otherwise we just discussed from my high school career until now, especially my work experiences. Also asked a lot of specific questions from my application." Report Response

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

"Interview 2: Basic questions from my application. Work experiences? What is your understanding of osteopathy? Tell me about your leadership experiences. Talked about his research experiences and what is offered at KCOM." Report Response

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

"Interview 3: Is there anything about your academic record you would like to address? Anything you want me to know about you that's not in your application? What do you do for fun? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really.. They were all basic questions. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN. Practiced standard interview questions. Read over my primary and secondary applications/essays. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very welcoming. Interview was really laid back and it seemed like the interviewers were on my side the entire time. The new facility and OMM lab is very impressive. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. Some will complain that the town is small, which it is, but the education that you receive should always be the most important factor in your decision. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How awesome the burgers at the Dukum Inn would be. I'm not really sure why they were so good, but it's something that you must try. Go there the evening before the interview and have some food. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"KCOM is a great school with a great staff. I was very impressed with everything. Be prepared for a rather long day and don't be worried about how long the interviews are--they go by VERY quickly and are extremely laid back and conversational. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/29/2009

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Admissions office is great! Very fast responses and extremely helpful." Report Response

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