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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Asked about my hobbies/interests (the unique ones that stood out on my application) to make for friendly conversation." Report Response

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

"Asked about my experience abroad, the most challenging part of this experience." Report Response

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

"The standard long, scary one: Why do you want to be a doctor, why do you think KCUMB will help you, and what can you offer to the school/medical community?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Hobbies/interests" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"They caught me off-guard by asking about the other osteopathic schools to which I applied. This information was provided in my file and one of my interviewers asked me if I had already interviewed at any of them. He asked me why I applied to Touro, I shrugged and honestly answered that I applied mostly for the location but was disappointed when I actually visited the campus. Meh." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over in my head and spoke out loud about why I want to be a doctor, what kind of doctor, why DO over MD, what I'm looking for in a med school, why KCUMB, and what I'll be able to contribute with a D.O." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were very friendly, and genuinely interested in my previous experiences and why I applied to KCUMB. One of them handed me his card as I was leaving-- I could tell immediately that KCUMB staff are very approachable and supportive. Also the tour of the campus (although small) and Century Towers was very impressive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Q-Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2010

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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