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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

10 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

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

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

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

"What specialty do you think you would like to go into and why?" Report Response

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

"If your attending was really difficult to get along with, what would you do? Follow up question - you have a patient that tells you that they don't want you to touch them at all because you are a student. When the patient is anesthetized, your attending tells you to go ahead and perform whatever procedure was scheduled. What do you do? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"While shadowing, what is one thing that you saw a doctor do that made you think "wow, that was a good thing to do" and what was one thing that made you think "i would have done that differently"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What makes a medical situation or case study an "ethical" situation? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN feedback, my personal statement, and secondary essays. Talked to current med students at KU. Read over all of my notes from last year (I'm a reapplicant)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people are VERY friendly. The whole day was extremely laid-back. The students I talked to really seemed to love the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really...it was my second time interviewing there so I knew how it was going to go. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two 30-minute interviews...the first one is open file and one-on-one. Mine was with a PhD. This is the person that will actually be presenting your file to the Selections Committee. The second interview is closed file with two people. I had a 4th year med student and another PhD. " 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/11/2008

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing...they were great and very informative!" Report Response

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