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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"You are the head transplant physician in a hospital and two patients arrive in the ER, and both of them need a heart in order to live. You only have one heart to give. The first is a 58 year old man who is very active in the community, and his family will give the hospital 5 million dollars if you give him the heart. The other patient is a 24 year old girl medical student, and she drinks a lot and isn't passing her classes. Who do you give the heart to? " Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10-15 years?" Report Response

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

"If you could change one thing in your life, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would I deal with the stress of medical school." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethical question about who to give a heart to if I were a heart transplant physician." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed my secondary, AMCAS application, and SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The medical students love it there and everyone was really nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They are making everyone buy their laptops next year, and I already have a laptop." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is a shuttle from the airport to the Westin, and then to the Best Western, but I didn't know until I rode it back to the airport." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There are two 30 minute interviews. The first one is open file and the second one is semi-closed file (no GPA or MCAT scores). I was very impressed with everyone I met as well as the facilities." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

MCI

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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