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

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

No Response

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

"What motivated you to study medicine?" Report Response

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

No Response

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

"Tell me about a book you've read recently." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your most valuable life experience." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"After asking about a book I've read recently (The Namesake), I explained that the character's lives closely paralleled my parent's life as immigrants. The interviewer told me that immigrant parents often push their children into certain careers and asked if that was my case. I said no. So he asked, if my parents didn't motivate me, what did motivate me to study medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Printed out materials from the school's website. Mock interviews with a doctor completing fellowship, and a faculty member." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

No Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Having to wait between interviews for up to one hour." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That you cannot withdraw your application to UMKC once you start school. Your AMCAS is automatically withdrawn from all other schools." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A current student told me to go to another school if I get in somewhere else, because the student has not had the greatest experience with this school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

KCI

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/26/2011

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 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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