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  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine - KC
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Kansas City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10


How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Have you ever been to Kansas City?" Report Response

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

"What led you to choose medicine and specifically a DO? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell us about your clinical nursing experience." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you tell a patient if you discovered that he had a terminal illness?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Attended the all-day sales pitch and attended guest night the night before." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The campus was pretty outdoors and the students were friendly. The first year students were open to questions in a panel. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There were signs posted in the study hall to wait quietly for the next computer. The classroom had no internet hook-ups at the tables. The anatomy lab is in the basement and seems to have little or no ventilation. I was interviewed by two Ph.D's, rather than a D.O. On the way to the Century Towers apartment complex, which is a renovated hospital, we were approached by a homeless man asking for money. The convenience store across the street looked like a ghetto hangout. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Interview was scheduled after lunch. They did not give me my interview time or any information about the interviewers until they called me for the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I brought my mom to guest night and she had a lot of questions answered. The day was long with a sales pitch by the vice president who quizzed us individually about the history of osteopathic medicine in his "socratic method". We moved about from place to place and saw the whole facility. We did not meet the president, but saw her on a promotional video. The OMT lab was packed with close to 100 tables, so it looked like if you were at the back of the room, all you had was a live video on a tv to work from. " Report Response

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