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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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"From the interviewer that presented me to the selection committee: Tell me whatever else you would like the selection committee to know." Report Response

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

"Tell me an example of something you saw while shadowing a doctor that you would and would not want to do when you become a physician." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe your greatest weakness." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Newsweek, watched the news, reread my AMCAS and secondary applications, thought about my strengths and how I could relay those to the interviewers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and staff seemed to be genuinely interested in us and they wanted to make us feel welcome and comfortable. The students we spoke with seemed to be happy with the school and not overly stressed." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was a bit unorganized at times." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The person who does your one-on-one interview will present your file to the selection committee. Therefore, their impression of you carries A LOT of weight. Each member of the selection committee assigns you a numerical score after your file is presented and they offer admission to the top 175-200 numerical scores. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, the interview was as relaxing as it could be. I was impressed with the school and their committment to the students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2002

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