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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?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What specialty do you want to enter? Why? Where do you want to practice medicine in the future?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your leadership experience." Report Response

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

"Are your parents supportive of your decision to go to a DO school (as opposed to MD)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think you can handle the rigor of medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Haven't you heard from people that DO is not as prestigious as MD? Why do you want to become a DO? How did you find out about osteopathic medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website, AOA-net website, books, journals, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Admissions staff, faculty and students are all super nice. The small town environment seems very safe and comfortable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The closest shopping mall is 1.5 hr drive away. Kirksville airport "building" is about the size of my living room." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It's a little more rural than I expected." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very nice interview experience. The osteopathic museum is amazingly pretty. Really feel like that's the best place to study osteopathy. The school seems to be very proud of being the founding college of osteopathic medicine." Report Response

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