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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Open file

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

"see above" Report Response

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

"Why ku, if not ku where, what will you do if not ku, what do you know about ku? Short and too the point answers. Answers that sell your position, answer the question and work in your strengths!" Report Response

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

"where will you practice, why there? I was rural, so they wanted to dig in on that one. Be prepared! Good Luck! Pray to Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What communities would you be willing to locate to, if you are accepted and graduate?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Mother and daughter come in to ER, husband killed in accident and mother has severe head trauma and daughter internal injuries. Before mother passes out, she says, no blood products. Both will likely die if not given blood? What do you do? Then other, lets pretend ?'s. There is really no good answer, just want to see your thought process." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews with premed advisor (who put together a committee), mock with doc friend, gathered info,trends,etc on school from web, prepared myself on a couple of biggies: tort and medicare/medicade (it helped!!)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"relaxed atmosphere, not too much posturing by comrades in arms. The deans came in and answered some good questions." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"really would have liked a panel discussion with current students. Just ommission." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It was two one-on-ones." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The first interview was open file and the doc didn't bring my file, but knew it very well! They wanted to know about me as a person, where i came from, how i got here, why i'm here, etc. Digging in on me. Sell, Sell, Sell!! The 2nd was closed file and we did alot of why KU, lets pretend, etc. Both were relaxed, yet wanted specific answers" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/03/2004

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