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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 you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"It's 10:00 pm and someone knocks on your door. Through the peep hole, the person is wearing a labcoat and tells you that there here to conduct a random drug test and needs to draw blood. What do you do do?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose this school?" Report Response

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

"Describe a challenge in your life you had to deal with." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You're at a party, and a girl who drank too much passed out. A guy friend sees the passed out girl and decides to have his way with her. When she wakes up the next day, she realizes what happens. If you are the dean and find out about the situation, what issues would you address to the both of them? (the girl is a first year and the guy is a third year)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How does your department (of your major) compare to other schools? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked at my application, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff members, reputation, quality of education you would receive" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"location, cold weather" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Your first two years are at Kirskville, but the hospital is not quite as advanced there. So in your 3rd and 4th year, you can go to diff. states to do your rotations. (*selected states)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I landed at Kansas city Airport and rented a car and drove 3 hours to Kirksville. Kirskville does have an airport, but it's a local airpot, so you'd have to transfer and for me, it would have been an overnight flight, so I drove instead. The school provided me accomadations- I stayed with a student which was really great. She was involved in diff. activities despite the small town. The interview was really organized and we immediately started interviews. Each interview was an hour long and you have two of them. One interview grills you, the other tries to sell the school to you. After that, you have a 15 min. interview with the counselor. Overall, I didn't stress about the interview and it went really well. They provide a lunch w/ student ambassadors and you go take and tour. *When you ask questions: ask "In your opinion, what is the strength and weakness of this school?" I asked that and my interviewer was highly impressed, he then told me I had his approval." Report Response

Tour and Travel

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?


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


What airport did you use?


Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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