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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?

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?

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)?

"You are fluent in 3 different languages (English, Spanish and Tagalog (Pilipino). Do you think or dream other than in English?" Report Response

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

"How did the death of your sister to gang violence change the way you looked at the world?" Report Response

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

"Name 3 people, dead or alive, who you would invite to dinner and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Taxpayer money is used to fund public awareness campaigns against issues such as HIV/AIDS, drug abuse and gang violence. Do you agree with the use of taxpayer money for this?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You have overcome so much advesity and obstacles in your life. How did growing up in low-income communities shape you into the person you are today?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my AMCAS and secondary applications, looked at SDN and school website and just read up on medical ethics and current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendliness of school officials and interviewers, the medical center on campus, and the quality and diversity of the other student applicants." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tuition hikes!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Wouldn't have stayed at the Days Inn again. It was so dirty and gross.....try staying at the Best Western Inn instead." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great and very, very low stress! Friendly and enjoyable....I wished that the day didn't end so fast!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2003

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