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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"What do you think will be your biggest challenge for getting through medical school?" Report Response

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

"(Something about the mind-body connection; I don't remember the wording specifically). " Report Response

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

"Name one issue I saw with medicine today." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would you be alright with a patient refusing care that you suggest?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you feel about stem-cell research and why is it controversial?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the components of my file again, researched the school and state, prepared " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The city isn't nearly as bad as I expected. It's very navigable. Also, the area surrounding the school wasn't as " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the city and area were not to be feared. (I almost pulled my application from KCUMB because of all the negative opinions I'd read on SDN; but really, it's not THAT bad.)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It honestly could not have gone better. The atmosphere all day was very relaxed and informative. They truly wanted us to be comfortable and at ease. We arrived at 9am (20 ppl) and had an information session about osteopathic medicine, its origins and aims, and about KCUMB and medical school in general. Then we met with a panel of students to ask questions. These students then lead us on a tour of the facilities. Next, we ate a complimentary lunch in their cafeteria and were then lead into the student lounge to relax and wait for our turn to interview. When my turn came, I was escorted to a room with two interviewers. The atmosphere was very laid-back, very conversational; but they did ask some " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


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?

7+ 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?

8 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?

8 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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